The legal principles of data protection are based on the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the Federal Data Protection Act and the Telemedia Act.
Data protection officer
The data protection contact in the sense of data protection legislation is:
+49 (4242) 6122 0
Your rights to information, correction, blocking, deletion and revocation
You have the right to receive information about the personal data we have stored about you at any time. You also have the right to the correction, blocking or, except where data storage is necessary for business processing, deletion of your personal data. Please contact our data protection officer about this. In order for the blocking of data to be able to be taken into account at any time, contact details must be kept in a locked file for control purposes.
Access data/server log files
The provider (or their webspace provider) collects data about each access to the web presence (known as server log files). This access data includes:
name of the website accessed, file, date and time of access, quantity of data transferred, notification of successful retrieval, browser type and version, the user’s operating system, the referrer URL (the site visited previously), IP address and the requesting provider.
The provider only uses the protocol data for statistical evaluation for the purpose of the operation, safety and optimisation of the web presence. The provider reserves the right, however, to check the log data at a later date if they they have specific reasons to suspect unlawful use.
If the user makes contact with the provider (for example via a contact form or email), the user’s information will be stored in order for the query to be processed and in the event of follow-up questions.
We provide information about us and our services in the newsletter.
If you wish to receive our newsletter, we need a valid email address from you and information that will enable us to confirm that you are the owner of the email address or the owner of the email address consents to the receipt of the newsletter. No further data will be collected. These data will only be used to send the newsletter and will not be passed on to third parties.
When you register for the newsletter, we will store your IP address and the date on which you register. This information is only stored in case a third provider abuses the email address and registers for the newsletter without the knowledge of the authorised party.
You can revoke your consent for the storage of the data and the email address or their use to send the newsletter at any time. You can revoke this consent by clicking on the link in the newsletters themselves or by writing to the contact above.
Inclusion of third party services and content
It is possible that this web presence may include third party content such as YouTube videos, Google Maps maps, RSS feeds or graphics from other websites. A requirement for this is that the providers of this content (hereinafter referred to as “third party providers”) use users’ IP addresses. Without the IP address, they cannot send the content to the respective user’s browser. The IP address is therefore needed to display this content. We make every effort to only use content, the providers of which only use IP addresses to provide content. However, we have no influence over whether the third party providers store the IP addresses, for example for statistical purposes. Where we are aware of this, we inform users of it.
This web presence uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "cookies", text files that are stored on users’ computers, to analyse the use of the website. The information about the use of this website by the user generated by the cookie is generally transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there.
Where IP anonymisation is activated on this website, the user’s IP address will be truncated by Google in advance within Member States of the European Union or other contracting parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases is the full IP address transferred to a Google server in the USA and abbreviated there. IP anonymisation is active on this website. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website to analyse users’ use of the website, to prepare reports on the website activities and to provide further services to the website operator linked to the use of the website and the use of the internet.
The IP address sent by your browser as part of Google Analytics is not combined with other Google data. Users can prevent the storage of cookies at any time by setting your browser software accordingly; this web presence wishes to note, however, that if users do this they will not be able to use all of the functions of this website to the full extent. Users can also prevent the recording of the data generated by the cookie and about their use of the website (including your IP address) and the processing of the data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin available on the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.
Alternatively to the browser add-on or within browsers on mobile devices, please click this link to prevent the recording of Google Analytics within this website in the future. This will place an opt-out cookie on your device. If you delete your cookies, you will have to click on this link again.