Privacy Policy

The operators of this website take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidential and according to the legal data protection regulations and this Privacy Policy.
The use of our website is usually possible without providing personal data. Personal data, such as names, addresses or e-mail addresses, are always provided on a voluntary basis if possible. Those data will not be passed on to third parties without your explicit permission.
However, we would like to point out that data transmissions via internet (e.g. e-mail communication) cannot be entirely secure and may have security vulnerabilities. A complete protection of personal details against unauthorized access by third parties is not possible.

Cookies

This website partially uses so-called cookies. Cookies do not cause damages to your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies allow us to make our offer more user-friendly, more efficient and more secure. Cookies are small text files, stored by your browser on your computer.

The most cookies that we use are so-called “session cookies”. They will be deleted automatically after the end of your visit. Other cookies remain on your terminal device. Those cookies enable us to recognize your browser on your next visit.

You can adjust your browser that way in order to be informed when cookies are placed, to individually allow cookies or to generally exclude cookies in certain cases as well as to activate the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. The deactivation of cookies may impair the functionality of this website.

Server-Log-Files

The provider of these websites automatically collects and stores information in log files which your browser automatically transmits to us, such as

•    browser type/version
•    used operating system
•    referrer URL
•    host name of the accessing computer
•    time of query

Those data cannot be associated with individual persons. A merging with other data sources does not take place. We reserve the right to retrospectively check the data if reasonable evidences concerning illegal use become known.

Contact form

If you send enquiries to us via the contact form, your data entered into the contact form, including the stated contact data, are stored for the purpose of dealing with your enquiry and in case of additional enquiries. Those data will not be passed on without your permission.

Newsletterdaten / Campaign Monitor

If you would like to receive the newsletter offered on our website, we require your email address as well as information which allow us to check that you are the owner of the provided email address and that you agree to the reception of the newsletter. Further data will not be collected. We use those data exclusively for the sending of the requested information.

We use this data exclusively for sending the requested information. For the purpose of sending the newsletter, we use the third-party Campaign Monitor, which is operated by Campaign Monitor Pty Ltd., 404 / 3-5 Stapleton Ave, Sutherland NSW 2232, Sydney, Australia. Campaign Monitor offers a comprehensive analysis of how the newsletters are opened and used. These analyzes are group-specific and are not used by us for the individual evaluation of the newsletter recipients. For more information about Campaign Monitor and data protection for Campaign Monitor, visit http://www.campaignmonitor.com/privacy.

The given permission to the storage of the data, the email address as well as the use of such for the purpose of sending the newsletter can be withdrawn at any time via the “Unsubscribe”-link within the newsletter or you use the contact form.

Privacy Policy for the use of Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a website analysis service by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies", text files that are stored on your computer to analyse your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually sent to and stored at a Google server in the U.S.A. You find more information concerning the treatment of user data by Google Analytics in Google's Privacy Policy: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=de

Browser Plugin

You may prevent the installation of cookies by adjusting the settings of your browser; however, if you do so, you may be unable to use all features of this website. Further, you may prevent the collection of data generated by cookies (including your IP address) and related to the use of this websites as well as the processing of such data by Google by downloading and installing the plug-in under the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de

Objection to Data Collection

You may prevent the collection of data by Google Analytics by clicking the following link. Doing so, an Opt-Out-Cookie will be placed which prevents future data collection when visiting our website:

Deactivate Google Analytics

IP-anonymisation

We us the function “Activate IP-Anonymisation”. Through this, your IP-address will be shortened priory within the member states of the European Union or other contractual states of the Treaty on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases your complete IP- address will be transmitted to a server in the U.S.A. and shortened there. Commissioned by the operators of this website,
Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activities for website operators and to provide other services related to website and internet activities. Google will not merged your IP address with any other data held by Google.

Cross-device Remarketing / Targeting

We use the cross-device capabilities of Google Analytics Remarketing. Provider is the Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheater Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
This feature allows visitors of our websites to be addressed by personalized and interest-based advertising on multiple end-user devices (e.g., tablet, laptop, and desktop computer) used by the visitor. Google will link your web and browser history to your Google account. This allows personalized ads to appear on any device you sign in with your Google account. Cross-device targeting requires you to agree to this link in your Google Account.
To support this feature, Google Analytics collects google-authenticated IDs from users who are temporarily linked to our Google Analytics data for the purpose of target grouping.

You can permanently object to the use of cookies for retargeting by deactivating customised commercials by Google here: https://www.google.com/settings/ads/onweb/
Further information and data protection regulations you find in Google's Privacy Policy under: http://www.google.com/policies/technologies/ads/.

Google Conversion Tracking

We use Google AdWords and use "conversion tracking" in this context. A cookie is set when visitors click on an ad served by Google. These cookies lose their validity after 30 days and are not used for personal identification. If certain pages are visited and the cookie has not yet expired, Google and we can see that the visitor has clicked on the ad and has been redirected to this page.
Each Google Adwords customer receives a different cookie, that is, Cookies can not be tracked through the websites of other AdWords customers. The information collected using the conversion cookie is used to create conversion statistics for AdWords customers who have chosen conversion tracking. We'll see the total number of visitors who clicked on an ad and were redirected to a page with a conversion tracking tag. We do not, however, receive any information that makes it possible to personally identify the visitors. It is therefore not possible to connect your personal data and your usage data. If you want to disable cookies for conversion tracking, you can set your browser to block cookies from the following domain: "googleadservices.com." For more information about Google AdWords privacy, please visit http://www.google.de/privacy_ads.html

Bing Conversion Tracking

We also use conversion tracking from Microsoft (Microsoft Corporation, One Microsoft Way, Redmond, WA 98052-6399, USA). Microsoft Bing Ads will set a cookie on your computer if you have reached a Microsoft Bing ad on our website. Microsoft Bing and we can see that someone clicked on an ad, was redirected to our website, and reached a predetermined landing page (conversion page).

Each Bing customer receives a different cookie, that is, Cookies can therefore not be tracked through the websites of other Bing customers. The information collected using the conversion cookie is used to create conversion statistics for Bing customers who have opted for conversion tracking. We will see the total number of visitors who clicked on an ad and were redirected to a page with a conversion tracking tag. We do not, however, receive any information that makes it possible to personally identify the visitors. It is therefore not possible to connect your personal data and your usage data. If you want to disable cookies for conversion tracking, you can set your browser to block cookies from the corresponding domain. For more information about privacy, and the Microsoft Bing cookies that are used, visit the Microsoft Web site: https://privacy.microsoft.com/de-de/privacystatement

Privacy Policy for the use of Instagram

On our websites functions of the service Instagram are embedded. These functions are offered by the Instagram Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA, 94025, USA. If you are logged in to your Instagram account you can link contents of our websites with your Instagram profile by clicking the Instagram button. By this Instagram will associate the visit of our websites with your user account. We would like to point out that we, as providers of these websites, do not obtain knowledge about the contents of transmitted data as well as their use by Instagram.
For further information, please review the Privacy Policy of Instagram: http://instagram.com/about/legal/privacy/

Privacy Policy for the use of Google Maps

This website uses the map service Google Maps via API. This service is provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. To use the functions of Google Maps it is required to store your IP address. This information will usually be transferred to and stored on a server in the USA. The provider of this website has no influence on this data transmission. For further information, please see Google's Privacy Policy: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/

SSL-Encryption

For security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential data, such as enquiries you sent to us as the provider, this website uses an SSL encryption. You recognise an encrypted transmission by the change of the address line of the browser from "http://" to "https://" and by the lock-symbol in your browser address line. If the SSL encryption is active, the data you have transmitted to us cannot be accessed by third parties.

Processing of data (customer data and contract data)

We collect, process and use person-related data only as far as necessary for the establishment, content-related arrangement or change of the legal relationship (stock data). We only collect, process and use person-related data about the use of our websites (usage data) insofar it is necessary for enabling, improving or invoicing the use of the service.

Transmission of data on contract conclusion for online shops, traders and product shipment

We transmit person-related data to third parties only if it necessary to fulfil the contract, e.g transmitting data to the forwarding agent or the commissioned credit institution in charge with the payment. A further transmission of data to third parties does not take place unless you have given your explicit permission. A transmission of data to third parties for commercial purposes does not take place.

Right to Information, Deletion, Blocking

You have the right to be informed about your person-related data, their origin and addressee and the purpose of data processing as well as the right to correction, blocking or deletion of those data at any time and free of charge. For further questions and questions concerning person-related data, feel free to contact us under the address published in the legal note.