Privacy statement

Data protection

The operators of this site take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal information confidentially and in accordance with applicable privacy legislation and this privacy statement.

The use of our website is usually possible without providing personal information. Insofar as personal data are collected on our site (e.g. name, address or email addresses), then this will be on a voluntary basis wherever possible. No personal data will be forwarded to any third parties without your express consent

We draw your attention to the fact that data transmission over the Internet (e.g. when communicating by email) may involve gaps in security. It is not possible to protect such data completely against access by third parties.

Cookies

The website uses so-called cookies in some cases. Cookies don’t do any harm to your computer and do not contain computer viruses. Cookies serve the purpose of making our offer user-friendly, effective and safer. Cookies are text files placed on your computer and saved by your browser.

Most of the cookies used by us are so-called “session cookies”. These are deleted automatically when you close your browser session. Other cookies remain on your device until you delete them. These cookies make it possible for your browser to be recognised again when you visit our homepage.

You can configure your browser so as to be informed about the placement of cookies and to decide to accept these on a case-by-case basis, to accept cookies in certain cases or to completely exclude all cookies as well as to automatically delete cookies when you close the browser. The deactivation of cookies may restrict the functionality of this website.

Contact form

If you use the contact form to send us an inquiry, the information entered there, including the contact data specified by you, will be stored by us for the purpose of processing your inquiry and any follow-up questions. We do not pass on your contact details to third parties without your consent

Newsletter data

If you wish to receive the newsletter offered on our website, we require your email address for this purpose as well as information which allow us to verify that you are the owner of the specified email address and agree to receiving the newsletter. Further data are not collected in this context. We use this data solely for sending the requested information and do not pass it on to third parties.

You can revoke your consent to the storage of the data, your email address and its use for sending the newsletter at any time, for example using the “Unsubscribe” link in the newsletter.

Privacy statement for the use of Google Analytics

This website uses functions of the web analytics service Google Analytics. This service is provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”. These are text files placed on your computer to help the website analyse how visitors use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website are generally transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States..

Further information about the processing of user data by Google Analytics can be found in the privacy statement of Google: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=de

Browser Plugin

You may refuse the storage of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. Furthermore, you can prevent the data generated by the cookie relating to your use of the website (incl. your IP address) from being collected by Google as well as the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin available via the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de

Opting out of data collection

You can prevent your data from being collected by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. This results in an opt-out cookie being activated which prevents the collection of your data when you visit this website in the future: Deactivate Google Analytics

Order data processing

We have entered into an order data processing agreement with Google and comply fully with the regulations of the German data protection authorities with regard to the use of Google Analytics.

IP anonymisation

We use the “Activation of IP anonymisation” function on this website. In this case, your IP address will be truncated by Google within the area of Member States of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases the whole IP address will be first transferred to a Google server in the USA and truncated there. Google will use this information, on behalf of the operator of this website, for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for the website operator and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google will not associate the IP address transferred in the framework of Google Analytics with any other data held by Google.

Privacy statement for the use of Google+

Our website uses functions of Google+ or will do so in the future. This is operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

Collection and transfer of information: The Google+ button can be used in order to publish information around the world. Using the Google+ button, you and other users are provided with personalised information from Google and our partners. Google stores the information that you awarded +1 for an item as well as the information about the website you were viewing when you clicked on +1. Your +1s can be shown as tips together with your profile name and photo in Google services, such as search results or your Google profile, or in other places on websites and in ads on the Internet.

Google records information on your +1 activities to improve Google services for you and others. To be able to use the Google +1 button, you need a globally visible, public Google profile that must contain at least the name chosen for the profile. This name is used in all Google services. In some cases, this name can also replace another name that you have used when sharing content via your Google account. The identity of your Google profile can be displayed to users who know your e-mail address or have other identifying information about you.

Use of the recorded information: In addition to the above-described uses, the information you provide is used in accordance with the applicable Google data protection/privacy policies. Google may publish aggregate statistics regarding the +1 activities of users or disclose these to users and partners, such as publishers, advertisers or associated websites

Privacy statement for the use of LinkedIn

Our website incorporates functions of the LinkedIn network or will do so in the future. . This is operated by the LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Each time a page on our website is accessed which contains LinkedIn functions, a connection to LinkedIn servers is established. LinkedIn is informed that you have visited our website with your IP address. If you click the LinkedIn “Recommend” button and are logged into your LinkedIn account, it is possible for LinkedIn to make an association between your visit to our website and your user account. We wish to point out that, as the provider of this website, we receive no information on the content of the transmitted data or its use by LinkedIn.

Further information can be found in the LinkedIn privacy policy at: https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy

Privacy statement for the use of XING

Our website incorporates functions of the XING network or will do so in the future. This is operated by XING AG, Dammtorstraße 29-32, 20354 Hamburg, Germany. Each time a page on our website is accessed which contains XING functions, a connection to XING servers is established. To the best of our knowledge, no personally identifiable information is stored here. In particular, no IP addresses are stored nor is usage behaviour analysed..

Further information on privacy and the XING share button can be found in the XING privacy policy at:
https://www.xing.com/app/share?op=data_protection

Privacy statement for the use of YouTube

Our website uses plugins for the YouTube website operated by Google. The website operator is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. If you visit one of our web pages featuring a YouTube plugin, a connection to the YouTube servers is established. The YouTube server is informed of which pages on our website you have visited.

If you are logged into your YouTube account, you allow YouTube to link your surfing habits directly to your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.

Further information on how user data is used can be found in the YouTube privacy policy at: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy

SSL encryption

This site uses SSL encryption for security reasons and for the protection of the transmission of confidential content, such as the inquiries you send to us as a site operator. An encrypted connection indicates that the browser’s address line changes from “http: //” to “https: //” and the lock icon in your browser line.

If the SSL encryption is activated, the data you transfer to us cannot be read by third parties.

Information, deletion or blocking

You have a legal right, at any time, to receive information free of charge with regard to your stored personal data, its origin and recipients and the purpose of data processing, and also the right to demand the correction, blocking or deletion or this data. If you have any questions about this or other questions relating to the subject of personal data, you can send these to us at the address specified in the imprint section..

Objection to advertising mails

We hereby expressly prohibit the use of the contact data published as part of our duty to publish an imprint for the purpose of sending us any advertising or informational materials that we have not expressly requested. The operator of this site expressly reserves the right to legal steps in the event of the unsolicited sending of advertisements, possibly via spam emails.

Source: eRecht24