As a rule, our website can be used without the provision of personal data. If and when personal data (such as name, address or email address) is collected on our pages, this is always done on a voluntary basis insofar as possible. Such data will not be passed on to third parties without your express consent.
Please note that data transmission on the Internet (e.g. in communication by email) can be subject to security gaps. Complete protection of data from access by third parties is not possible.
Most of the cookies we use are so-called “session” cookies. They are automatically deleted after your visit to our site. Other cookies remain stored on your terminal until you delete them. These cookies enable us to recognize your browser the next time you visit our site.
You can set your browser so you will be informed about the storage of cookies and cookies will only be allowed in individual cases, exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or generally exclude them, and you can enable automatic deletion of the cookies when the browser is closed. If cookies are disabled, the functionality of this website may be limited.
The provider of the pages automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files, which your browser automatically transmits to us. This comprises:
- Browser type and version
- Operating system used
- The referrer URL
- Host name of the accessing computer
- Time of the server query
This data cannot be assigned to specific individuals. The data will not be merged with other data sources. We reserve the right to examine this data subsequently if we become aware of specific indications of unlawful use.
If you use the contact form to send us inquiries, the details in the contact form including the contact data provided there by you will be stored in our system for the purpose of processing your inquiry and for possible follow-up questions.. We will not pass this data on without your consent.
This website uses features of the Google Analytics web analysis service. The service is offered by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
You can prevent the storage of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser software. However, please note that, in this case, you may not be able to use all the features of this website to the full extent. In addition, you can prevent the collection and transmission of the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (incl. your IP address) to Google as well as processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de
Objection to data collection
You can prevent the collection of your data by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie that prevents the collection of your data on future visits to this website is set: Disabling Google Analytics
Processing of order data
We have concluded an agreement on the processing of order data with Google and fully comply with the strict provisions of the German data protection authorities when using Google Analytics.
We use the “Enable IP Anonymization” feature on this website. As a result, though, within the member states of the European Union or in other contracting States of the agreement on the European Economic Area, your IP address will be truncated by Google beforehand. Only in exceptional cases, will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and truncated there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the site, compile reports on website activity and provide other website and Internet related services to the website operator. The IP address transmitted by your browser in the context of Google Analytics is not merged with other data of Google.
Our website uses the etracker analysis service. This service is offered by etracker GmbH, Erste Brunnenstraße 1, 20459 Hamburg, Germany. The data can be used to create a use profile under a pseudonym. Cookies may be used for this purpose. Cookies are small text files that are stored locally in the cache of your Internet browser. The cookies make it possible to recognize your browser again. The data collected by the etracker technologies is not used to personally identify the visitor of our website and it is not merged with the personal data of the bearer of the pseudonym without the express consent of the individual concerned.
You can object to the collection and storage of data at any time with future effect. In order to object to the collection and storage of your visitor data with future effect, you can obtain an opt-out cookie from etracker by going to the following link; as a result, the visitor data of your browser will not be collected and stored at etracker’s in the future: http://www.etracker.de/privacy?et=V23Jbb
This will cause an opt-out cookie called “cntcookie” to be set by etracker. Please do not delete this cookie as long as you want your objection to remain in effect. You can find more information on etracker’s data privacy provisions [in German] at: http://www.etracker.com/de/datenschutz.html
Plug-ins of the social network, Facebook, operated by Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA, are integrated into our pages. The Facebook plug-ins can be recognized by the Facebook logo or the “Like” button on our page. You can find an overview of the Facebook plug-ins here: http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.
If you do not want Facebook to be able to assign the visit to our website to your Facebook user account, please log out of your Facebook user account.
Our website uses features of the LinkedIn network. The network is offered by LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Every visit to one of our pages containing features of LinkedIn will establish a connection to servers of LinkedIn. LinkedIn will be informed that you have visited our web pages with your IP address. If you click on LinkedIn’s “Recommend” button and are logged into your LinkedIn account, it will be possible for LinkedIn to assign your visit to our website to you and your user account. Please note that we as the operator of the website do not receive any information about the contents of the transmitted data or the use of such data by LinkedIn.
Our Web site uses features of the XING network. This network is provided by XING AG, Dammtorstraße 29-32, 20354 Hamburg, Germany. Every visit to one of our pages containing features of XING will establish a connection to servers of XING. As far as we are aware, no personal data is stored in this case. In particular, no IP addresses are stored, nor is use behavior analyzed.
This website uses SSL encryption for security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential contents such as the inquiries that you send us as website operators. You can recognize an encrypted connection by the change in the browser’s address line from “http://” to “https://” and the lock symbol in your browser line.
If SSL encryption is enabled, the data that you transmit to us cannot be read by third parties.
Information, deletion, blocking
You always have the right to cost-free information about your personal data that has been stored, the origin and recipient of such data and the purpose of data processing, as well as a right to correction, blocking or deletion of such data. You can contact us at the address indicated in the Legal Notice at any time if you have questions on this subject or other questions on the subject of personal data.