Privacy policy

Privacy policy

We take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidential and according to the legal data protection regulations as well as this privacy policy.

The usage of our website is ordinarily possible without specified personal data. As far as individual-related data (f. ex. name, address or email address) is used it will as far as possible be done on voluntary basis. This data will not be given to unauthorized third parties without your explicit approval.

We point out, that data transmission (f. ex. with communicating via email) may exhibit gaps in security.

Gapless data protection from access of unauthorized third parties is impossible.

Cookies

The websites partly use what is called Cookies. Cookies doesn’t cause any damage to your computer and doesn’t involve any viruses. Cookies acts as a function that makes our offer more user-friendly, more effective and safer. Cookies are small text files that are resided onto your computer and saved by your browser.

Most Cookies that we use are so called “session-Cookies”which are deleted right after your visit on our website. Other Cookies stay saved on your computer until you delete them by yourself. These Cookies allow us to recognize your browser during your next visit.

You can adjust your computer to have it inform you about setting Cookies, and only allow Cookies in individual cases. You can also regulate the acceptance of Cookies for certain cases, or deactivate it generally as well as you can activate Cookies to delete itself when closing the browser. The functionality of a website can be limited after deactivating Cookies.

Contact form

If you send us requests by sending a contact form, your specifications written in the form as well as your indicated contact data regarding the treatment of your request, and in case of any following questions, are being saved by us. This date won’t be given away without your permission.

Newsletter data

If you want to subscribe to the newsletter, that is offered on our website, we will require your email address along with information, that allows us to check that you’re the owner of the given email address, and that you agree with receiving the newsletter.

More data is not being used. This data is solely used to send the requested information, and is not passed to third parties.

The given consent to save the data of your email address as well as its utilisation to forward the newsletter can be cancelled at any time by clicking on the “cancel” – link in the newsletter.

Google Maps

This website uses the “Google Maps and route planner” – function of the Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, United States („Google“), to show and calculate geographical information and access routes. Through google maps, data of your usage of this website can be passed and used by google. You can prevent this transmission of data by deactivating “java-script” on your computer.

But that means, that you won’t be able to see the maps. By using this website and not deactivating “java-script”, you confirm that you are content with the treatment of your data through google to the above-mentioned purpose.

More information about how google maps and route planner use your data as well as the privacy policy of google is what you will find here: https://www.google.com/intl/de_de/help/terms_maps.html

Google Analytics

This website uses functions of the web analysis service Google Analytics. The provider is Google Inc.,
1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

Google Analytics uses what is called “Cookies”. Cookies are text files that are saved on your computer and allow an analysis of the usage of a website. The information about the usage of a website, that are produced by Cookies, are usually transferred to a server by google that is located in the USA and saved on that server.

Browser Plugin

You can prevent the storage of Cookies through the related setting in your browser software. But we must inform you, that by doing that you possibly won’t be able to use our website without any restrictions. In addition to that you can prevent google from processing your data, that has been created by Cookies and is based on your usage of the website (including your IP-address), by downloading and installing the browser-plugin that is available in the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de

Contradiction against the data recording

You can prevent the recording of your data through google analytics by clicking the following link. An opt-out-Cookie will be set that is going to prevent the recording of your data for upcoming visits on this website: deactivate google analytics

More information about dealing with user data on google analytics is what you will find in googles privacy policy: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=de

Demographic characteristics of google analytics

This website uses the function “demographic characteristics” by google analytics. That allows them to create reports about age, gender and interests of website users. This data comes from interest related advertisement by google as well as from visitor data by third-party suppliers. This data can’t be allocated to a specific person. You can deactivate this function at any time through the settings in your google account or generally forbit the usage of your data by google analytics just as with “Contradiction against the data recording”.

Facebook-plugins (like-button)

On our website plugins of social networks like Facebook, provider Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker
Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA, are integrated.

You can recognise the Facebook-plugins by the “like-button” on our page. You can find an overview over the Facebook-plugins here: https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/

If you visit our pages, the plugin will connect your browser and the Facebook-server directly. By that, Facebook receives the information that you were visiting our page with your IP-address. If you click the Facebook “like-button” while you’re logged into your Facebook account, you can link the content of our pages to your Facebook-profile. This will allow Facebook to connect your visit on our pages to your Facebook account.

We point out, that we as provider of the website, don’t have any knowledge about the content of the transmitted data as well as their usage by Facebook.

You will find more information about that in Facebooks privacy policy: https://de-de.facebook.com/policy.php.

If you don’t want Facebook to connect your visit on our page to your Facebook user profile, please log out of your Facebook profile.

XING

Our website uses functions of a network called XING. Provider: XING AG, Dammtorstraße 29-32, 20354 Hamburg, Germany. With every visit on one of our pages, that involves functions of XING, a connection to the servers of XING is made. As far as we know there is no personal data saved. Especially no IP-addresses are saved or user behaviour is recorded.

More information about their privacy policy and the XING Share-Button can be found here: https://www.xing.com/app/share?op=data_protection

YouTube

Our website uses plugins by the website YouTube which is run by Google. Operator: YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA.

If you visit one of our pages that is provided with a YouTube Plugin, a connection to the YouTube server will be made. The YouTube server will be told which one of our pages you are visiting.

If you are logged into your YouTube account, you allow YouTube to match your search behaviour directly to your personal profile. You can avoid this by logging out of your YouTube account.

More information about dealing with user data can be found in their privacy policy: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy

SSL- encryption

This website uses ssl encryption for reasons of security, and for the safety of the transmission of confidential contents like for example requests that you are sending to us. You can recognize an encrypted connection by the address bar of the browser changing from http:// to https:// and by the lock symbol in your address bar.

If the ssl encryption is activated, the data transmitted to us by you can’t be read by third parties.

Right of disclosure, deletion, inhibition

You’ve got the right to gratuitous disclosure about any of your saved individual-related data, as well as their origin and recipient and the purpose of the data processing as well as the right to amendment, inhibition or deletion of this data. If you have any further questions about that or about individual-related data, you can contact us at the given address in the site note at any time.

Dissent advertisement-mails

We contradict the usage of within the scope of the by site note duty published contact details to transmission of not explicitly requested advertisement and informative literature. The providers of the page reserve explicit legal measures in case of the unsolicited delivery of advertisement information in form of for example email.