Responsible body in terms of data protection laws (GDPR) is:
1. Your affected rights
You can always exercise the following rights by contacting the responsible body (contact details see above):
- information about your stored data and their processing,
- correction of incorrect personally identifiable information,
- deletion of your stored data,
- limitation of data processing if, due to legal obligations, we may not yet delete your stored data,
- objection to our processing of your data,
- data portability, if you have consented to data processing or have entered into a contract with us.
If you have consented to the processing of your data, you can, at any time, withdraw it with effect for the future.
At any time, you can issue a complaint with the regulatory authority responsible. The appropriate regulatory authority will depend on the federal state of your residence, your workplace or the alleged violation. A list of regulatory authorities (for the private sector) including addresses are to be found here: https://www.bfdi.bund.de/DE/Infothek/Anschriften_Links/anschriften_links-node.html.
2. Purposes of data processing by the responsible body and third parties
- You have given your express consent,
- the processing is required to execute a contract with you,
- the processing is required to fulfill legal obligations,
the processing is required to protect legitimate interests and there is no reason to believe that you have an overriding legitimate interest to the non-disclosure of your data.
3. Deletion or blocking of data
We adhere to the basic principles of data reduction and data economy. We only store your personally identifiable information as long as required in order to accomplish the purposes stated here or as long as the various storage periods provided for by legislature require. After cessation of the respective purpose or after the expiration of these storage periods, the applicable data will be routinely and in accordance with legal regulations be blocked or deleted.
4. Collection of general information while visiting our website
If you access our website, a cookie automatically records information of a general nature. These information (server log files) contain for instance the type of web browser you are using, the operating system of your device, the domain name of your internet service provider and the like. These data can not be used to draw conclusions about your person.
These informations are technically indispensable in order to correctly deliver the contents of websites requested by you and are necessarily accrued while using the internet. These are processed for the following purposes in particular:
- securing a failure-free connection establishment of the website,
- securing a smooth usage of our website,
- evaluation of system security and system stability as well as
- administrative purposes.
The processing of your personally identifiable information is based on our justifiable interest in the aforementioned purposes of data acquisition. We do not use your data to draw conclusions about your person. The only recipients of the data are the responsible body and, if necessary, data processors.
Anonymous information of this kind might be statistically evaluated in order to optimize our web presence and its supporting technology.
Like many other websites, we may use so-called “cookies”. Cookies are small text files that are transferred from a web server to your hard drive. By using a cookie, we automatically receive certain data like your IP-address, the browser you use, you operating system and your connection to the internet.
Cookies can not be used to remotely start programs on your computer or transfer viruses to your computer. With the aid of the information provided by the cookies, we can facilitate the navigation on our website and enable the correct display of our website.
These data acquired by us will under no circumstances be shared with third parties. Neither will, without your consent, a connection with your personally identifiable information be made.
In order to protect the security of your data during transmission, we employ state-of-the-art encryption technology (such as TLS) via HTTPS.
7. Contact via E-Mail or contact form
If you contact us via E-Mail or contact form, you give us your voluntary consent to contact you. For this purpose, you need to supply a valid E-Mail-address. This serves the purpose of attributing your inquiry and the following answer. The information provided by you is being stored in order to process your inquiry and potential follow-up questions. After completing your request, personally identifiable information will automatically be deleted.