Privacy policy

The operators of these pages take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and according to the legal data protection regulations as well as this privacy policy.

The use of our website is usually possible without providing personal data. As far as personal data (e.g. name, address or e-mail addresses) is collected on our pages, this is always done on a voluntary basis, as far as possible. This data will not be passed on to third parties without your express consent.

We would like to point out that data transmission on the Internet (e.g. communication by e-mail) can have security gaps. A complete protection of data against access by third parties is not possible.

Newsletter

If you would like to receive the newsletter offered on the website, we need an e-mail address from you as well as information that allows us to verify that you are the owner of the e-mail address provided and that you agree to receive the newsletter. We use these data exclusively for sending the requested information and do not pass them on to third parties.

You can revoke your consent to the storage of your data, your e-mail address and its use for sending the newsletter at any time, for example by clicking on the "unsubscribe" link in the newsletter.

Contact form

If you send us enquiries via the contact form, your details from the enquiry form, including the contact data you provide there, will be stored by us for the purpose of processing the enquiry and in the event of follow-up questions. We will not pass on this data without your consent.

Cookies

The Internet pages partly use so-called cookies. Cookies do not damage your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies serve to make our offer more user-friendly, more effective and safer. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and saved by your browser.

Most of the cookies we use are so-called "session cookies". They are automatically deleted at the end of your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your end device until you delete them. These cookies enable us to recognize your browser on your next visit.

You can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and allow cookies only in individual cases, exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or in general and activate the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. If you deactivate cookies, the functionality of this website may be limited.

Server log files

The provider of the pages automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files, which your browser automatically transmits to us. These are:

  • Browser type/ browser version
  • Operating system used
  • Referrer URL
  • Host name of the accessing computer
  • Time of the server request

These data cannot be assigned to specific persons. A consolidation of this data with other data sources is not carried out. We reserve the right to check this data subsequently if we become aware of concrete indications of illegal use.

Information, deletion, blocking

You have the right to receive information free of charge at any time about your stored personal data, its origin and recipients and the purpose of data processing, as well as the right to correct, block or delete this data. For this purpose, as well as for further questions regarding personal data, you can contact us at any time at the address given in the imprint.

Matomo Piwik

We use the open source software Matomo (formerly Piwik) of InnoCraft Ltd, 150 Willis st, Level 6, Catalyst House, 6011 Wellington, New Zealand (hereinafter referred to as "Matomo") for the analysis and statistical evaluation of the use of the website. Cookies are used for this purpose. The information generated by the cookie about the use of the website is transferred to our servers and summarized in pseudonymous user profiles. The information is used to evaluate the use of the website and to enable us to design our website in line with requirements. The information is not passed on to third parties. Under no circumstances is the IP address associated with other data relating to the user. The IP addresses are made anonymous, so that an assignment is not possible (IP masking). Your visit to this website is currently recorded by Matomo Webanalyse. Click here so that your visit is no longer recorded.

Further information on data protection at Matomo can be found in their Privacy Policy.

LinkedIn

On our website, we use the plugin of the social network LinkedIn or LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (hereinafter referred to as "LinkedIn") on the basis of your consent in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO. You can recognize the LinkedIn plugins by the corresponding logo or the "Recommend" button. Please note that the plugin establishes a connection between your respective Internet browser and the LinkedIn server when you visit our website. LinkedIn is thus informed that our website was visited with your IP address. If you click the LinkedIn "Recommend" button while logged into your LinkedIn account, you will be able to link content from our site to your LinkedIn profile page. In doing so, you enable LinkedIn to assign your visit to our website to you or your user account. You should be aware that we have no knowledge of the content of the information you submit and how LinkedIn uses it. For more details about the information we collect, your legal rights and preferences, please contact LinkedIn.

Xing

We use the "Share Button" of XING on our website based on your consent pursuant to Art. 6 (1) lit. a DSGVO. Therefore, when you access this website via your browser, a connection is established to the servers of XING AG, Gänsemarkt 43, 20354 Hamburg, Germany. This provides the share functions (e.g. displaying the counter value). No personal data about you is stored when you access this website. In particular, XING does not store IP addresses. Further information on this can be found in Xing's privacy policy.

Affiliate Programs

We participate in the "AmazonPartnerNet" partner program of Amazon EU S.a.r.l., 5 Rue Plaetis, L-2338 Luxembourg (hereinafter "Amazon"). In this context, we have placed advertisements on our website as links that lead to offers on various Amazon websites. Amazon uses cookies, which are small text files that are stored on your end device in order to trace the origin of orders generated via such links. Among other things, Amazon can recognise that you have clicked on the partner link on our website. This information is required for the payment processing between us and Amazon. Insofar as the information also contains personal data, the described processing is carried out on the basis of our justified financial interest in the processing of commission payments with Amazon in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f DSGVO.

Further information on data use by Amazon can be found in the Amazon.de data protection declaration. If you wish to block the evaluation of user behaviour via cookies, you can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and decide individually whether to accept them or to exclude the acceptance of cookies for specific cases or in general. You can also deactivate interest-based advertisements at Amazon via this link.

Objection advertising mails

The use of contact data published within the scope of the imprint obligation for the transmission of not expressly requested advertising and information material is hereby contradicted. The operators of the website expressly reserve the right to take legal action in the event of unsolicited sending of advertising information, such as spam e-mails.