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Privacy Policy

We gather, use and store your personal data only within the scope of the provisions of the Federal Data Protection Act of the Federal Republic of Germany. In the following we inform you concerning the type, scope and purpose of data collection.

 

Collection and processing of data

Every accessing of our website and every retrieval of a file lodged on this website is logged. The storage serves internal system-related and statistical purposes. Recorded are: Name of file retrieved, time and date of retrieval, data volume downloaded, report of successful retrieval, web browser and requesting domain. In addition the IP address of the requesting computer is recorded. Further personal data is only recorded if the user of the website and/or customer voluntary furnishes information as part of a query or registration process or for completion of a contract or via the settings of his/her browser. Our Internet pages use cookies. A cookie is a text file which is sent and saved to the hard disc of the website user when a web page is visited. If the relevant server of our website is accessed again by the user and/or customer, the website's user and/or customer's browser resends the cookie previously received back to the server. The server is able to evaluate the information received through this procedure in various ways. For example through cookies the displaying of advertising can be controlled or navigation to other Internet pages simplified. If the user of the website and/or customer wishes to prevent the use of cookies this can be done through changing the Internet settings of the browser used by his/her computer i.e. the program for opening and displaying Internet pages (e.g. Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Opera or Safari).

 

Use and Disclosure of Personal Data

Insofar as the user of our website has provided personal data we only use it for the purpose of answering the user's and/or customers' queries, for processing contracts completed with the user and/or customers and for technical administration. Personal data is disclosed by us or otherwise imparted to third parties only if this is necessary for the processing of contracts or for accounting purposes or if the user of the website and/or customer has consented to it beforehand. The user of the website and/or customer has the right to rescind such a consent affecting the future at any time. Deletion of the stored data is made if the user of the website and/or customer rescinds consent to its storage, if knowledge of it is no longer necessary for discharge of the purpose pursued or if its storage is nicht permissible for any other legal reason. Data for accounting or bookkeeping purposes are not affected by a right to be forgotten.

 

Right to Information

On written request we inform the user of the website and/or customer of the personal data stored. The request is to be addressed to the address specified in the website imprint.

 

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. („Google“). Google Analytics uses so-called cookies; text files which are saved to your computer and facilitate analysis of website use. The data generated by the cookie concerning your use of this website is as a rule transmitted to a server in USA and stored there. Within the members of the European Union or other member states of the European economic zone your IP address will however be abbreviated beforehand if the anonymised IP on this website has been activated. Only in exceptional cases will the full-length IP address be transmitted to a server in USA and abbreviated there. On behalf of the operators of this website Google will utilize this information to evaluate your usage, compile reports concerning website traffic and for providing the website operator with other services connected to website and Internet usage. The IP address transmitted from your browser will not be merged by Google with any other data as part of Google Analytics. You can prevent the saving of cookies with the relevant relevant setting on your browser software; please note however that in this case you may possibly not be able to use all the functions of this website in their entirety. In addition you can prevent the capture of data by Google pertaining to your use of the website gathered by the cookie (incl. your IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug in available at http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.

You can prevent data capture through Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie is set which prevents gathering of your data when this website is visited.in future:

 

You can find further details on conditions of use and data protection at http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/de.html or at https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/. Please note that Google Analytics has been extended by the code „anonymizeIp“ on this website to allow the anonymized capture of IP addresses (so-called IP masking).