Data Protection Declaration

The protection of your personal data during the collection, processing and use in connection with your visit to our website is an important concern for us. Your data is protected within the framework of the statutory regulations.

Below you will find information on the data collected during your visit to the website and how it is used:

1. Collection and processing of data

Every access to our web presence and every retrieval of a stored file is logged. The data storage serves internal system-related and statistical purposes. The following is logged: Name of the accessed file, date and time of the retrieval, transferred data amount, successful retrieval report, web browser and requesting domain.

Additionally, the IP addresses of the requesting computers are logged.

Any further personal data will only be collected if you provide it voluntarily, for instance in the context of a query or a registration.

2. Using and sharing personal data

If you have provided us with personal data, we will only use it to answer your queries, to process contracts concluded with you and for technical administration.

Your personal data will only be passed on to third parties or otherwise transmitted if this is necessary for the purpose of contract processing, becomes necessary for billing purposes or if you have given your prior consent. You have the right to revoke your consent with effect for the future at any time.

The stored personal data shall be deleted when you revoke your consent to the storage, the knowledge of the data is no longer necessary for the fulfilment of the purpose for which the storage was intended or if the storage of the data is not permitted for other reasons.

3. Right to information

We will be pleased to inform you of the stored personal data related to you upon written request.

Security notice:

Using technical and organisational means, we endeavour to store your personal data in a way that prevents access by third parties. As we are unable to guarantee full data security in the case of email communication, we recommend that you send confidential information by post.

 

4. Use of Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies", text files that are stored on your computer and enable the analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. In case of the activation of the IP anonymisation on this website, your IP address will be truncated within Member States of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the USA and truncated there. On request of the proprietor of this website, Google will use this information to assess your use of the website, to compile reports on website activities and to provide the website proprietor with further services related to the use of the website and the internet. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics is not connected with any other Google data.

You can avoid the storage of cookies by adjusting your browser software accordingly; we do however point out that in this case you may not be able to use all the functions of this website to their full extent. Furthermore, you can avoid the collection of the data created by the cookie which refers to your use of the website (incl. your IP address) by Google as well as the processing of this data by Google if you download and install the browser plugin available under the following link (http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de).

You can refuse the use of Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be set on the computer, which prevents the future collection of your data when visiting this website: Disable Google Analytics Further information concerning the terms and conditions of use and data privacy can be found at www.google.com/analytics/terms/gb.html or at www.google.de/intl/en_uk/policies/. Please note that on this website, Google Analytics code is supplemented by “anonymizeIp” to ensure an anonymized collection of IP addresses (so called IP-masking).