The following gives a simple overview of what happens to your personal information
when you visit our website. Personal information is any data with which you could
be personally identified. Detailed information on the subject of data protection
Analytics and third-party tools
When visiting our website, statistical analyses may be made of your surfing behavior.
This happens primarily using cookies and analytics. The analysis of your surfing
behavior is usually anonymous, i.e. we will not be able to identify you from this data.
You can object to this analysis or prevent it by not using certain tools.
You can object to this analysis. We will inform you below about how to exercise your
options in this regard.
General information and mandatory information
Analytics and third-party tools
The operators of this website take the protection of your personal data very seriously.
We treat your personal data as confidential and in accordance with the statutory data
If you use this website, various pieces of personal data will be collected. Personal
information is any data with which you could be personally identified. This privacy
policy explains what information we collect and what we use it for. It also explains
how and for what purpose this happens.
Please note that data transmitted via the internet (e.g. via email communication) may
be subject to security breaches. Complete protection of your data from third-party access
is not possible.
Data collection on our website
Who is responsible for the data collection on this website?
The data collected on this website are processed by the website operator. The operator's
contact details can be found in the website's required legal notice.
How do we collect your data?
Some data are collected when you provide it to us. This could, for example, be data you
enter on a contact form.
Other data are collected automatically by our IT systems when you visit the website.
These data are primarily technical data such as the browser and operating system you
are using or when you accessed the page. These data are collected automatically as soon as
you enter our website.
What do we use your data for?
Part of the data is collected to ensure the proper functioning of the website. Other data
can be used to analyze how visitors use the site.
What rights do you have regarding your data?
You always have the right to request information about your stored data, its origin, its
recipients, and the purpose of its collection at no charge. You also have the right to
request that it be corrected, blocked, or deleted. You can contact us at any time using
the address given in the legal notice if you have further questions about the issue of
privacy and data protection. You may also, of course, file a complaint with the competent
Server log files
The website provider automatically collects and stores information that your browser
automatically transmits to us in "server log files". These are:
Browser type and browser version
Operating system used
Host name of the accessing computer
Time of the server request
These data will not be combined with data from other sources.
The basis for data processing is Art. 6 (1) (b) DSGVO, which allows the processing
of data to fulfill a contract or for measures preliminary to a contract.
Analytics and advertising
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service. It is operated by
Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies". These are text files that are stored
on your computer and that allow an analysis of the use of the website by you.
The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually
transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there.
Google Analytics cookies are stored based on Art. 6 (1) (f) DSGVO. The website
operator has a legitimate interest in analyzing user behavior to optimize both
its website and its advertising.
We have activated the IP anonymization feature on this website. Your IP address
will be shortened by Google within the European Union or other parties to the
Agreement on the European Economic Area prior to transmission to the United States.
Only in exceptional cases is the full IP address sent to a Google server in the US
and shortened there. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of
this website to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website
activity, and to provide other services regarding website activity and Internet
usage for the website operator. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part
of Google Analytics will not be merged with any other data held by Google.
You can prevent these cookies being stored by selecting the appropriate settings
in your browser. However, we wish to point out that doing so may mean you will
not be able to enjoy the full functionality of this website. You can also prevent
the data generated by cookies about your use of the website (incl. your IP address)
from being passed to Google, and the processing of these data by Google, by
downloading and installing the browser plugin available at the following link:
Objecting to the collection of data
You can prevent the collection of your data by Google Analytics by clicking on the
following link. An opt-out cookie will be set to prevent your data from being collected
on future visits to this site: Disable Google Analytics.
For more information about how Google Analytics handles user data, see Google's privacy
Outsourced data processing
We have entered into an agreement with Google for the outsourcing of our data processing
and fully implement the strict requirements of the German data protection authorities
when using Google Analytics.