The owners of this site take protection of your personal details seriously. We handle your personal data confidentially and in conformity with statutory data protection provisions and this data protection declaration.
It is normally possible to browse our website without divulging any personal data. Where it is possible to enter personal data (for instance, name, address or email addresses), this is always voluntary, as far as possible. None of those details will made available to any third party without your explicit consent.
We would like to point out that data transmissions through the Internet (e.g. communicaton by email) can be subject to security intrusions. It is not possible to ensure seamless protection of data against interception by third parties.
Internet sites use data packages called cookies. Cookies will not damage your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies help to make our website more user-friendly, more effective and more secure. Cookies are small text files that are stored locally on your computer by your browser.
Most of the cookies used by us are session cookies, which are automatically deleted when you navigate away from our site. Other cookies will remain on your computer or device until you delete them. These cookies enable us to recognise your browser next time you visit our site.
You can set your browser to notify you about the cookies that are stored on your system and only allow individual cookies to be stored, exclude cookies in certain circumstances or as a general rule and activate automatic deletion of cookies when you close your browser. If you deactivate cookies, the functionality of this website may be impaired.
Server log files
The provider of this website automatically records and stores information in server log files and these are automatically transmitted to us. The information is recorded is as follows:
- Browser type and version
- Operating system
- Referrer URL
- Hostname of the accessing computer
- Time of the server enquiry
This data cannot be assigned to an individual. This data is not combined with other data sources. We reserve the right to check the data subsequently if specific signs of illegal use are detected.
If you send us an enquiry through our contact form, your details from that form including the contact details you give will be stored by us to enable us to answer your query and in case there are follow-up questions. These details will not be forwarded without your express consent.
Data protection declaration regarding the use of Google Analytics
This site uses functions provided by Google Analytics, a web analysis service. The company is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
You can find further details about the way Google Analytics uses personal data in Google's data protection declaration:https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en
It is possible for you to prevent cookies being stored locally on your computer by adjusting a setting in the browser; please note, however, that this may adversely affect the functionality of this website and not all its functions may be accessible. It is also possible to prevent your data generated by the cookie and your use of the website (incl. your IP address) being transmitted to and processed by Google completely by following this link and installing a browser plug-in: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en
Objection to logging of data
You can prevent Google Analytics recording your data by clicking the following link. This stores an opt-out cookie which will prevent your data being stored on future visits to this site:
Making your IP anonymous
We use a function called "Activate anonymous IP" on this website. This means that Google truncates your IP address within all Member States of the European Union and other countries that are signatories to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. In exceptional circumstances, the full IP address may be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and truncated there. The owner of this website has authorised Google to process this data to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on the way the website is used and to provide additional services relating to use of the site and the Internet to the owner of the site. The IP address transmitted to Google Analytics by your browser is not compiled with other data by Google.
Information, deletion, blocking
At any time, you are entitled to request information at no charge relating to the personal data about you that is stored, its origins and recipients and the purpose of the data processing and you have the right to have this data corrected, blocked or deleted. You may contact the address given on the Legal notice page to ask questions about this and any other matters regarding personal data.
Objection to advertising mails
Use of the contact details published in the Legal notice for the purpose of sending unsolicited advertising mails and informative literature is explicitly not permitted. The owners of this website explicitly reserve the right to take legal action in the event of unsolicited sending of advertising information, such as spam mails.
We reserve the right to use the data of our customers also outside of the core business for a personal address.