The responsible body within the meaning of data protection laws, in particular the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), is:
Phone: + 49 2407 954 99-25
Fax:+ 49 2407 954 99-87
Under the contact details provided by our data protection officer, you can exercise the following rights at any time:
If you have given us your consent, you can revoke it at any time with effect for the future.
You can contact the supervisory authority responsible for you at any time with a complaint. Your competent supervisory authority depends on the state of your residence, work or alleged violation. A list of supervisory authorities (for the non-public sector) with address can be found at: https://www.bfdi.bund.de/DE/Infothek/Anschriften_Links/anschriften_links-node.html.
We adhere to the principles of data avoidance and data economy. We therefore only store your personal data for as long as is necessary to achieve the purposes stated herein or as provided for by the various storage periods provided for by the legislator. After the expiry of the respective purpose or expiry of these deadlines, the corresponding data will be blocked or deleted routinely and in accordance with the statutory provisions.
When you access our website, information of a general nature is automatically collected by means of a cookie. 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, and the like. This is only information that does not allow conclusions to be drawn about you.
The processing of your personal data is based on our legitimate interest for the aforementioned purposes for data collection. We do not use your data to draw conclusions about you. The recipients of the data are only the responsible body and, if applicable, processors.
Anonymous information of this kind may be provided by us. statistically evaluated in order to optimize our website and the technology behind it.
Like many other websites, we also use so-called „cookies“. Cookies are small text files that are transferred from a website server to your hard drive. This automatically provides us with certain data such as IP address, browser used, operating system and your connection to the Internet.
Cookies cannot be used to start programs or to transmit viruses to a computer. Based on the information contained in cookies, we can make it easier for you to navigate and enable the correct display of our websites.
In no case will the data we collect be passed on to third parties or a link with personal data will be established without your consent.
In order to protect the security of your data during transmission, we use state-of-the-art encryption methods (e.g. SSL) over HTTPS.
When users leave comments on our website, in addition to this information, the time of their creation and the username previously chosen by the website visitor are saved. This is for our security, as we can be prosecuted for illegal content on our website, even if it has been created by users.
If you contact us via e-mail or contact form for any questions, please give us your voluntary consent for the purpose of contacting us. This requires a valid e-mail address. This is used to assign the request and then respond to it. Specifying additional data is optional. The information you provide will be stored for the purpose of processing the request as well as for possible follow-up questions. After completing the request you have made, personal data will be deleted automatically.
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (following: Google). Google Analytics uses so-called „cookies“, i.e. text files that are stored on your computer and which enable an analysis of your use of the website. 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 anonymisation on these websites, your IP address will be truncated 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 truncated there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, comcompile 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 within the scope of Google Analytics will not be merged with other data from Google.
The purposes of data processing are the evaluation of the use of the website and the compilation of reports on activities on the website. On the basis of the use of the website and the Internet, further related services will then be provided. The processing is based on the legitimate interest of the website operator.
You can prevent the storage of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly; however, we would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to use all functions of this website to the full extent. You can also prevent the collection of data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) to Google and the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the following link: Browser Add On for disabling 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 on this link. This will install an opt-out cookie on your device. This prevents 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.
In order to display our content correctly and graphically across browsers, we use script libraries and font libraries such as Google Webfonts (https://www.google.com/webfonts/) on this website. Google web fonts are transferred to your browser’s cache to avoid multiple loading. If the browser does not support google web fonts or prevents access, content will be displayed in a standard font.
Calling script libraries or font libraries automatically triggers a connection to the library operator. In theory, it is possible – but at present it is also unclear whether and possibly for what purposes – that operators of corresponding libraries collect data.
Detailed instructions on how to manage your own data related to Google products can be found here.
Anyone who has deactivated the storage of cookies for the Google Ad program will not have to expect such cookies when watching Youtube videos. Youtube also collects non-personal usage information in other cookies. If you want to prevent this, you must block the storage of cookies in the browser.
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