Data, data everywhere
This data protection declaration provides information about the type, scope and purpose of, as well as the legal basis for, processing personal and server data within our online offer. Furthermore, we’re informing you about so-called cookies used for optimization purposes and to improve the user experience, as well as about third-party components, through which third-party providers process data independently. With regard to the terminology used, we refer to the definitions in Article 4, number 1 of Regulation (EU) 2016/679, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
The operator of this website is responsible for its content in line with EU data protection law. You can find the contact details in the legal notice of this website.
This site uses SSL encryption to protect the transmission of confidential content and for security reasons. You can recognize an encrypted connection by the fact that the address line in the browser changes from “http://” to, “https://” and that a lock symbol appears in your browser line. If SSL encryption is activated, the data you transmit to us cannot be read by third parties.
To use our website the provision of personal data is not required. Data is considered personal if it can be clearly assigned to a specific natural person. If you give us personal data (for example your name, address or e-mail address), this is always done on a voluntary basis. We collect, use and store your personal data exclusively within the framework of applicable provisions of the data protection laws of the Federal Republic of Germany, primarily § 26 BDSG, as well as Art. 6 GDPR, specifically Para. 1 lit. f.
We would like to point out that internet-based data transmission may have security gaps and thus the possibility exists that third parties gain knowledge of data in transmission.
In order to ensure the functionality of the website, the following data, among others, which your Internet browser transmits to us or to our web space provider, is recorded (so-called server log files): browser type and browser version, operating system used, website from which you are visiting us (referrer URL), website you are visiting, date and time of your access, and your Internet Protocol (IP) address (anonymized after end of use). This anonymous data is stored separately from any personal data you may have provided us with and does not allow any conclusions to be drawn about a specific person. The legal basis for the temporary storage of the data and log files is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in the improvement, stability, functionality and security of our website.
The data is deleted as soon as it is no longer required to achieve the purpose for which it was collected. In the case of data collection for the provision of the website, this occurs when the respective session has ended. In the case of data storage in log files, this occurs after seven days at the latest. Storage beyond this period is possible. In this case, the IP addresses of the users are deleted or modified, so that allocating the accessing client is no longer possible.
Data collection for the provision of the website and data storage in log files is absolutely necessary for the operation of the website. Consequently, there is no opt-out option on the part of the user.
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (Google). Through the certification according to the EU-US Privacy Shield (EU-US Privacy Shield)
Google guarantees that the data protection requirements of the EU are also complied with when processing data in the USA.
IP anonymization is activated on this website, which is why your IP address is truncated by Google within member states of the EU or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases, for example if there are technical failures in Europe, the full IP address will be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there.
On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information for the purpose of analyzing how the website is used, compiling reports on website activity and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website operator. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data. Google also provides further data protection information for you at https://www.google.com/intl/de/policies/privacy/partners weitere datenschutzrechtliche Informationen für Sie bereit, z. B. zu den Möglichkeiten, die Datennutzung zu unterbinden.
e.g., on the options for preventing the use of data.