When you use our website, we collect, process and store personal data in accordance with the data protection laws of the Federal Republic of Germany. We do this within the scope, purposes and ways described below.
All access to this website is logged including the date, time and purpose of access. In this context, “purpose” means the path and file names for statistical purposes. In addition, personal data will be stored if the customer/user provides these voluntarily e.g. when submitting an inquiry.
Personal data that is stored will only be used to process user requests and for technical and administrative purposes. Personal data will only then be passed on when needed to process user requests, for billing purposes or if the user has given their consent. The user can, at any time, withdraw their consent with immediate effect.
Personal data will be deleted if a user withdraws their consent or if the data is no longer needed. It will also be deleted when user requests have been dealt with or the law requires it to be deleted. If data is stored for billing or accounting purposes, it will not be affected by deletion requests and withdrawal of consent.
Upon request, a user can obtain information about their stored personal data. This request must be made to the contact person named in the imprint.
This website uses Facebook buttons and these are disabled by default. When you enable these buttons, data is transferred to Facebook. We do not know anything about this data. We do not store it and have no access to it. Facebook will recognise your IP address. They can assign this to your website visit along with your Facebook profile if relevant. We have no control over the way the Facebook button is programmed, nor over the nature and extent of the data transferred to Facebook. Facebook is a social network and the address of their European headquarters is: Facebook Ireland Limited, 4 Grand Canal Square, Dublin 2, Ireland. Technical details about the Facebook button can be found here: http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/
The website uses Twitter buttons and these are disabled by default. When you enable these buttons, data is transferred to Twitter. We do not know anything about this data. We do not store it and have no access to it. Twitter will recognise your IP address. They can assign this to your website visit along with your Twitter profile if relevant. We have no control over the way the Twitter button is programmed, nor over the nature and extent of the data transferred to Twitter. Twitter is a short messaging service and the address of their European headquarters is: Twitter International Company, The Academy, 42 Pearse Street, Dublin 2, Ireland.
You can find more details about Twitter here: http://twitter.com/privacy
You can adjust the privacy settings for your Twitter account here: http://twitter.com/account/settings
We use Google Analytics, which is a cookie-based analytics service from Google. The data obtained is normally transferred to the USA for analysis. We can then access the results to make the website more functional and user-friendly. If an anonymous IP address is provided, this is shortened within the EU or the EEA but rarely within the USA. However, IP information is not merged with other Google information. You can disable the cookie setting for this in your browser settings. However, if you do this, we cannot guarantee full functionality of the website.
You can prevent the collection, transmission, and processing of cookie-generated data on this website by installing a browser plug-in (http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en).
You can also block any future collection of data through cookies on this website by clicking here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout/eula.html
This activates an opt-out cookie that prevents the website from collecting data.
Please note that, on this website, the Google Analytics code "anonymizeIp" has been applied so IP addresses are collected anonymously (known as IP masking).