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Data Protection

Data protection

The operators of these sites take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the legal data protection regulations as well as this data protection statement.

The use of our website is normally possible without giving personal data. If personal data (e.g. name, address or e-mail addresses) are collected on our pages, this is always done on a voluntary basis as far as possible. These data will not be passed on to third parties without your express consent.
We would like to point out that data transmission on the Internet (for example, when communicating via e-mail) can present security gaps. A complete protection of the data before access by third parties is not possible.

Cookies

The Internet pages partly use so-called cookies. Cookies do not damage your computer and contain no viruses. Cookies serve to make our offer more user-friendly, effective and safer. Cookies are small text files which are stored on your computer and which your browser saves.
Most of the cookies we use are so called "session cookies". They are automatically deleted after your visit. Other cookies remain on your device until you delete them. These cookies allow us to recognize your browser on the next visit.

You can set your browser to inform you about setting cookies and to allow cookies only in individual cases, to exclude the acceptance of cookies for specific cases or in general, and to activate the automatic deletion of cookies when the browser is closed. The functionality of this website may be restricted when cookies are deactivated.

Server Log Files

The provider of the pages automatically collects and saves information in so-called server log files, which your browser automatically transmits to us. These are:

  • Browser type and browser version
  • Used operating system
  • Referrer URL
  • Hostname of the accessing computer
  • Time of server request

These data are not attributable to certain persons. This data is not merged with other data sources. We reserve the right to review these data at a later date, if concrete indications of unlawful use become known to us.

Contact form

If you send us inquiries by means of a contact form, your information from the inquiry form, including the contact data you provide there, will be saved by us for the purpose of processing the inquiry and for the case of connection questions. We do not pass on this data without your consent.

Newsletter data

If you would like to receive the newsletter offered on the website, we require you an email address and information which will allow us to verify that you are the owner of the e-mail address and agree to receive the newsletter , Further data is not collected. We use this data exclusively for sending the requested information and do not pass it on to third parties.

You may revoke your consent to the storage of the data, the e-mail address and its use for the sending of the newsletter at any time, for example, via the "Unsubscribe" link in the newsletter.

Privacy Policy for use of Piwik

This website uses the open source web analytics service Piwik. Piwik uses so-called "cookies". These are text files that are stored on your computer and allow you to analyze the use of the website. For this purpose, the information generated by the cookie about the use of this website is stored on our server. The IP address is anonymised prior to storage.

The information on the use of this website generated by the cookie is not passed on to third parties. You can prevent cookies from being saved by setting your browser software accordingly; However, we would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to fully utilize all the functions of this website.

If you do not agree to the storage and use of your data, you can disable the storage and use here. In this case, an opt-out cookie is stored in your browser that prevents Piwik from storing user data. If you delete your cookies, this also means that the Piwik Opt-Out cookie is also deleted. The opt-out must be reactivated when you visit our site again.

Data protection for the use of XING

Our website uses functions of the XING network. The provider is XING AG, Dammtorstraße 29-32, 20354 Hamburg, Germany. Each time you visit one of our sites that contain XING features, you will be connected to XING servers. As far as we know, personal data are not stored. In particular, no IP addresses are stored or the usage behavior is evaluated.

For more information on the Privacy Policy and the XING Share button, see the XING Privacy Statement.

SSL Encryption

This site uses SSL encryption for security reasons and for the protection of the transmission of confidential content, such as the inquiries you send to us as a site operator. An encrypted connection indicates that the browser's address line changes from "http://" to "https://" and the lock icon in your browser line.

If the SSL encryption is activated, the data you transfer to us can not be read by third parties.

Contradiction advertising mails

We hereby object to the use of contact data published within the scope of the imprint obligation for the transmission of advertising and information material not expressly requested. The operators of the pages expressly reserve the right to take legal steps in the event of the unsolicited sending of advertising information, for example by spam e-mails.