Data Protection Regulations
Data protection statement
Please read this statement carefully before using the website as it explains how we collect, process and save personal data. Every time our website is accessed or one of the files stored on this website is retrieved, this is recorded. Saving this information serves internal system-related and statistical purposes. The following information is recorded: name of file retrieved, date, time of retrieval, amount of data transferred, notification on successful retrieval, web browser, requesting domain, IP address of requesting computer, search terms. We process and save all personal data that you send us in the framework of email enquiries (e.g. name, address, email address, telephone number, etc.) in order to contact you as requested as well as to maintain customer relations. This data will be stored by us until we have received a written request for us to delete it. Further personal data will only be collected if you provide it voluntarily as part of an enquiry or when registering or when signing a contract or via your browser settings. If we pass on data to external contractors, technical and organisational measures will be taken to ensure that disclosure is in accordance with statutory regulations on data protection. Data processing takes place on the basis of statutory regulations in paragraph 8 DSG (Data Protection Law) and paragraph 96 TKG (Telecommunications Act). You can request information about the personal data stored about you, about where this data comes from, the recipients and the purpose of saving this data at any time. Furthermore, in accordance with statutory regulations, you have the right to have your data corrected, blocked or deleted. This data protection guideline is valid as of 06/2014. All future changes to our data protection guideline will be announced on this website. You should therefore check it regularly for updates or changes. If you have questions, comments or other enquiries about this data protection guideline, please contact us.
Use of personal data for submitting forms
In the framework of submission forms, IP address, name, address, email address and telephone number are collected in order to contact you, to release downloads and to further maintain customer relations. If you have, via the relevant form, agreed to a newsletter being sent, we evaluate which newsletter content is particularly interesting for the recipient in order to optimise which services are offered. Here, individual profiling is used to determine and evaluate the opening of specific content or the clicking behaviour in the newsletter. You can revoke consent for receiving the newsletter at any time by unsubscribing from the newsletter on our website. You can find the link to the page for unsubscribing in every newsletter. All data collected using the relevant forms will be saved by us until you send a written request for us to delete it.
This website may contain web beacons (also called pixel tags). A web beacon is a frequently invisible electronic image, usually no larger than 1 pixel by 1 pixel, which is placed on a website or in an email to observe the online behaviour of visitors to the website or when sending emails. Web beacons are usually provided by third party suppliers in order to obtain information about the activity of visitors on our website. It is thus possible to determine from which computer, when and from which location a particular website is visited. Furthermore, we use the analysis software Google Analytics from Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA under the certified EU-US Privacy Shield Framework to optimise our advertising activities. This software makes it possible to observe online behaviour in terms of time, geographical location and use of this website. All user data is anonymized before it is sent. This information is collected via web beacons and/or cookies. The information obtained by the web beacons and/or cookies is anonymous and is not connected with personal data. This information is not shared with third parties other than the web analytics provider for independent usage.
This website sometimes uses social plug-ins of the social networks Facebook (Facebook Inc., 1601 South California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA), Google Plus (Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA), Twitter (Twitter, Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA), (...)* This particularly allows you to share content of this website with your network contacts. Due to their integration, the network providers receive the information that the relevant page of our website has been accessed from your IP address. If you are logged in to the networks, the network providers can also assign your visit to our website to your network account.
This website may contain links to other websites or social media sites. If you click on such a link leading to third party websites, please note that these websites have their own data protection regulations. Please check the data protection regulations when using these websites, as we do not assume any type of responsibility or liability for third party websites.