Privacy policy

The operators of these sites take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations and this data protection declaration. The use of our website is usually possible without providing personal data. Insofar as personal data (e.g. name, address or e-mail addresses) is collected on our website, 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 over the Internet (e..B. when communicating via e-mail) may have security gaps. Complete protection of data against access by third parties is not possible.

Responsible for data processing:

For more information, see the imprint.

Definitions

This privacy policy is based on the definitions used by the European legislator for the adoption of the GDPR (Article 4 GDPR). This Privacy Statement is intended to be both easy to read and easy to understand for each person. You could access the GDPR at the following link: http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/DE/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016R0679&from=DE

Explanation of essential terms

The aim of our privacy policy is to inform you in a simple and comprehensible way about the processing of your personal data on our websites and through our apps. To ensure this, we would first like to explain the terms used. This Privacy Statement uses, among other things, these terms:

Personal Data
Personal data is any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (hereinafter referred to as the „data subject“). Identifiable is a natural person who can be identified directly or indirectly, in particular by association with an identifier such as a name, identification number, location data, online identifier or one or more specific characteristics that are an expression of the physical, physiological, genetic, psychological, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person.

Data
subject Data subject is any identified or identifiable natural person whose personal data is processed by the controller. Users of this website.

Processing
Processing is any operation or series of operations carried out with or without the help of automated procedures in connection with personal data such as the collection, collection, organisation, ordering, storage, adaptation or modification, reading, querying, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination or any other form of provision, comparison or linking, restriction, deletion or destruction.

The controller or controller or controller
is the natural or legal person, authority, body or other body which decides, alone or jointly with others, on the purposes and means of processing personal data; where the purposes and means of such processing are determined by Union law or the law of the Member States, the controller or the specific criteria of its designation may be provided for in accordance with Union law or the law of the Member States;

Consent
consent is any voluntary statement of intent made by the data subject for the particular case, in an informed manner and unequivocally, in the form of a declaration or any other clear affirmative act by which the data subject indicates that he or she agrees to the processing of the personal data concerning him/her.

Processing of data

Personal data in connection with the use of this website are e.B. name, address, as well as e-mail address and IP address.

In principle, we only process personal data of the users insofar as this is necessary for the provision of a functional website and its contents. We also collect personal data when you contact us by e-mail or via a contact form.

In addition, we process personal data by providing certain third-party services such as .B. social plugins. In these cases, we have taken all necessary measures under data protection law for legally permissible data processing by these third parties.

Cookies

The websites sometimes use so-called cookies. Cookies do not cause any damage to your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies are used to make our website more user-friendly, effective and secure. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and stored by your browser. Most of the cookies we use are so-called „session cookies“. They will be deleted automatically after the end of your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your device until you delete them. These cookies allow us to recognize your browser the next time you visit. You can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and allow cookies only on a case-by-case basis, exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or in general, and enable the automatic deletion of cookies when the browser is closed. When disabling 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 and browser version
  • operating system used
  • Referrer URL
  • Host name of the accessing machine
  • Time of server request
  • IP address

This data cannot be allocated to specific persons. This data is not merged with other data sources. We reserve the right to check this data retrospectively if we become aware of concrete indications of illegal use.

Contact

If you send us enquiries via the contact form, your details from the request form, including the contact details you provide there, will be stored with us for the purpose of processing the request and in case of follow-up questions. We do not share this data without your consent.

Google ReCaptcha

To detect bots and resulting spam, we use the „Google ReCaptcha“ function of the provider Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Privacy Policy: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy, Opt-Out:  https://adssettings.google.com/authenticated.

Google Analytics

This website uses functions of the web analytics service Google Analytics. The provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google Analytics uses so-called „cookies“. These are text files that are stored on your computer and allow an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there.

IP Anonymization
We have activated the IP anonymization function on this website. This will shorten your IP address from Google within Member States of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area before being transferred to the United States. 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 for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, comcompile 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 within the scope of Google Analytics will not be merged with other data from Google.

Browser Plugin
You can prevent the storage of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly; however, we would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to use all functions of this website to the full extent. You can also prevent the collection of data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) to Google and the 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 is set that prevents the collection of your data on future visits to this website: Disable Google Analytics. For more information on how google analytics handles user data, please refer to Google’s privacy policy:  https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=de

Order data processing
We have concluded a contract with Google for order data processing and fully implement the strict requirements of the German data protection authorities when using Google Analytics.

Demographics of Google Analytics
This website uses the demographic characteristics of Google Analytics. This allows you to create reports that contain statements about the age, gender, and interests of page visitors. This data comes from interest-based advertising from Google as well as from third-party visitor data. This data cannot be associated with a specific person. You can deactivate this function at any time via the ad settings in your Google Account or generally prohibit the collection of your data by Google Analytics as shown in the item „Opposition to data collection“.

Google Maps

This website uses Google Maps API to visualize geographic information. The operator of Google Maps is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Pkwy, Mountain View, CA 94043-1351, USA. When the websites on which Google Maps is integrated are accessed, data is transferred to Google’s servers in third countries. For more information about Google’s data processing, please refer to Google’s privacy policy. There you can also change your personal privacy settings in the Data Protection Center. With regard to the use of Google Maps, it should be noted that the appropriate level of data protection of Google is guaranteed in the context of its participation in the so-called „Privacy Shield“ and the measures taken by Google regarding data protection and data security. For detailed information on how to manage your own data related to Google products, see https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/3024190. The legal basis for this data processing is Art. 6 sec. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest within the meaning of this rule of law is an appealing presentation of our online offers and an easy search of the places indicated by us on the website.

Google Web Fonts

We use fonts and jQuery scripts that are not stored locally on the web server but in a content delivery network provided by Google. When the pages on which these fonts or scripts are built are installed, data is transferred to Servers of Google in third countries. The operator of Google CDNs is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Pkwy, Mountain View, CA 94043-1351, USA. With regard to the design of this presentation by embedding the fonts and scripts via the Google CDN, it should be noted that the appropriate level of data protection of Google is guaranteed in the context of its participation in the so-called „Privacy Shield“ and the measures taken by Google regarding data protection and data security. For more information about Google’s data processing, please refer to Google’s privacy policy. There you can also change your personal privacy settings in the Data Protection Center. Detailed information on how to manage your own data related to Google products can be found here. The legal basis for this data processing is Art. 6 sec. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest within the meaning of this legal standard is an appealing presentation and a guaranteed functionality of our online offers.

Comment function

For the comment function on this page, in addition to your comment, information about the time the comment is created, your e-mail address and, if you do not post anonymously, the username you have chosen will be stored.

Storage of the IP address
Our comment function stores the IP addresses of the users who write comments. Since we do not review comments on our site before activation, we need this data in order to be able to take action against the author in case of violations of the law such as insults or propaganda.

Subscribe to comments
As users of the site, you can subscribe to comments after signing in. You will receive a confirmation email to verify that you are the owner of the e-mail address provided. You can unsubscribe from this function at any time via a link in the info mails.

SSL encryption

This site uses SSL encryption for security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content, such as the requests you send to us as a site operator. You can recognize an encrypted connection by changing the address line of the browser from „http://“ to „https://“ and by the lock icon in your browser line. If SSL encryption is enabled, the data you submit to us cannot be read by third parties.

Facebook plugin

Plugins of the social network Facebook, provider Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA are integrated on our pages. You can recognize the Facebook plugins by the Facebook logo or the „Like“ button on our site. An overview of the Facebook plugins can be found here: https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/. When you visit our pages, the plugin establishes a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server. Facebook receives the information that you have visited our site with your IP address. If you click on the Facebook „Like“ button while you are logged into your Facebook account, you can link the contents of our pages to your Facebook profile. This allows Facebook to assign the visit to our pages to your user account. We would like to point out that we, as the provider of the pages, do not receive any knowledge of the content of the transmitted data as well as their use by Facebook. For more information, see Facebook’s privacy policy at  https://de-de.facebook.com/policy.php. If you do not want Facebook to be able to associate your visit to our pages with your Facebook user account, please log out of your Facebook user account.

Instagram

Functions of the Instagram service are integrated on our pages. These features are offered by Instagram Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA, 94025, USA integrated. If you are logged into your Instagram account, you can link the contents of our pages to your Instagram profile by clicking on the Instagram button. This allows Instagram to assign the visit to our pages to your user account. We would like to point out that we, as the provider of the pages, do not receive any knowledge of the content of the data transferred and their use by Instagram. For more information, see Instagram’s privacy policy: https://instagram.com/about/legal/privacy/

Your rights as a data alike

With regard to our processing of your personal data, you have the right to

  • Right to information (Art. 15 GDPR)
  • Right to correction (Art. 16 GDPR)
  • Deletion (Art. 17 GDPR)
  • Restriction (Art. 18 GDPR)
  • Right to data portability (Art. 20 GDPR)
  • Right to object (Art. 21 GDPR)
  • the existence of a right of appeal to a supervisory authority in accordance with 78 GDPR

You can do this at the supervisory authority responsible for us:

Up-to-date and amendment

Due to the further development of our website and offers above or due to changes in legal or regulatory requirements, it may become necessary to change this data protection declaration. We reserve the right to change this Privacy Policy from time to time to ensure that it always complies with current legal requirements or to reflect changes to our services in the Privacy Policy. For your revisit, the updated privacy policy applies, which you will always find here at this point.