When you access our website, i.e., when you do not register or otherwise submit information, information of a general nature is automatically collected. This information (server log files) includes, for example, the type of web browser, the operating system used, the domain name of your Internet service provider, your IP address and the like.
In particular, they are processed for the following purposes:
- to ensure that the website connection is established without problems,
- to ensure the smooth use of our website,
- to evaluate system security and stability, and for other administrative purposes.
We do not use your data to draw conclusions about your person. Information of this kind is statistically evaluated by us, if necessary, in order to optimize our Internet presence and the technology behind it.
The processing is carried out in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO on the basis of our legitimate interest in improving the stability and functionality of our website.
Recipients of the data may be technical service providers who act as order processors for the operation and maintenance of our website.
The data is deleted as soon as it is no longer required for the purpose for which it was collected. This is generally the case for the data used to provide the website when the respective session has ended.
The provision of the aforementioned personal data is neither legally nor contractually required. However, without the IP address, the service and functionality of our website is not guaranteed. In addition, individual services and services may not be available or may be limited. For this reason, an objection is excluded.
Like many other websites, we also use so-called "cookies". Cookies are small text files that are stored on your end device (laptop, tablet, smartphone or similar) when you visit our website.
This provides us with certain data such as IP address, browser used and operating system.
Cookies cannot be used to launch programs or transfer viruses to a computer. Based on the information contained in cookies, we can facilitate your navigation and enable the correct display of our web pages.
Under no circumstances will the data we collect be passed on to third parties or linked to personal data without your consent.
Storage duration and cookies used:
Google Analytics, Facebook Pixel
Insofar as these cookies may (also) affect personal data, we inform you about this in the following sections.
Your data will only be used to send you the subscribed newsletter by e-mail. Your name is provided in order to be able to address you personally in the newsletter and, if necessary, to identify you if you wish to exercise your rights as a data subject.
To receive the newsletter, it is sufficient to provide your e-mail address. When registering to receive our newsletter, the data you provide will be used exclusively for this purpose. Subscribers may also be informed by e-mail about circumstances relevant to the service or registration (for example, changes to the newsletter offer or technical circumstances).
For an effective registration we need a valid e-mail address. In order to verify that a registration is actually made by the owner of an e-mail address, we use the "double-opt-in" procedure. For this purpose, we log the order of the newsletter, the sending of a confirmation email and the receipt of the response requested herewith. No further data is collected. The data is used exclusively for sending the newsletter and is not passed on to third parties.
Based on your explicit consent (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO), we will regularly send you our newsletter or similar information by e-mail to your specified e-mail address.
Recipients of the data are, if applicable, order processors.
In this context, the data will only be processed as long as the corresponding consent is given. Afterwards they will be deleted.
The provision of your personal data is voluntary, based solely on your consent. Without existing consent, we can unfortunately not send you our newsletter.
The data you enter will be stored for the purpose of individual communication with you. For this purpose, it is necessary to provide a valid e-mail address as well as your name and a telephone number. This serves the assignment of the request and the subsequent response to the same. The specification of further data is optional.
The processing of the data entered in the contact form is based on a legitimate interest (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO).
By providing the contact form, we would like to enable you to contact us easily. The information you provide will be stored for the purpose of processing the request and for possible follow-up questions.
If you contact us to request a quote, the data entered in the contact form will be processed to carry out pre-contractual measures (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DSGVO).
Recipients of the data are, if applicable, order processors.
The provision of your personal data is voluntary. However, we can only process your request if you provide us with your name, e-mail address, telephone number and, if applicable, the reason for the request.
Use of Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA (hereinafter: "Google"). Google Analytics uses "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. 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. However, due to the activation of IP anonymization on these web pages, your IP address will be truncated beforehand by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website operator. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other data from Google.
The purposes of data processing are to evaluate the use of the website and to compile reports on activities on the website. Based on the use of the website and the internet, other related services shall then be provided.
The processing of the data is based on the consent of the user (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO).
The recipient of the data is Google as an order processor. For this purpose, we have concluded the corresponding order processing agreement with Google.
The data is deleted as soon as it is no longer required for our recording purposes.
Google processes your data in the USA and has submitted to the EU_US Privacy Shield https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework.
The provision of your personal data is voluntary, based solely on your consent. If you prevent access, this may result in functional restrictions on the website.
Withdrawal of consent:
Browser Add On to disable Google Analytics..
In addition or as an alternative to the browser add-on, you can prevent tracking by Google Analytics on our pages by clicking this link. This will install an opt-out cookie on your device. This will prevent the collection by Google Analytics for this website and for this browser in the future, as long as the cookie remains installed in your browser.
With the help of the tracking tool Google Analytics, the behavior of visitors to the website can be evaluated and interests can be analyzed. For this purpose, we create a pseudonymous user profile.
Facebook Pixel, Facebook Custom Audiences and Facebook Conversion
Within our online offer, the so-called "Facebook pixel" of the social network Facebook, which is operated by Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA, or if you are a resident of the EU, Facebook Ireland Ltd, 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbour, Dublin 2, Ireland ("Facebook"), is used.
With the help of the Facebook pixel, it is possible for Facebook to determine you as a visitor to our online offer as a target group for the display of ads (so-called "Facebook ads"). Accordingly, we use the Facebook pixel to display the Facebook ads placed by us only to those Facebook users who have also shown an interest in our online offer or who have certain characteristics (e.g. interests in certain topics or products determined on the basis of the websites visited) that we transmit to Facebook (so-called "Custom Audiences"). With the help of the Facebook pixel, we also want to ensure that our Facebook ads correspond to the potential interest of users and do not have a harassing effect. With the help of the Facebook pixel, we can further track the effectiveness of the Facebook ads for statistical and market research purposes by seeing whether users were redirected to our website after clicking on a Facebook ad (so-called "conversion").
processing of data by Facebook takes place within the framework of the data use policy of Facebook. Accordingly, general information on the display of Facebook ads, in the data use policy of Facebook. Specific information and details about the Facebook Pixel and how it works can be found in Facebook's help section.
EU-US Privacy Shield
Facebook is certified under the Privacy Shield agreement and thereby offers a guarantee of compliance with European data protection law.
use of the Facebook Pixel and the storage of "conversion cookies" is based on Art. 6 (1) lit. f DSGVO. We have a legitimate interest in analyzing user behavior in order to optimize both our website and our advertising.
Commissioned data processing contractFor the
processing of data for which Facebook acts as commissioned data processor, we have concluded a commissioned data processing contract with Facebook in which we oblige Facebook to protect our customers' data and not to pass it on to third parties.
Withdrawal of consentAlthough
To protect the security of your data during transmission, we use state-of-the-art encryption methods (e.g. SSL) via HTTPS.
Questions for the data protection officer
If you have any questions about data protection, please write us an e-mail or contact the person responsible for data protection in our organization directly.