The information below provides a simple overview of what happens to your personal data whenever you visit our website. Personal data comprises all data which can be used to personally identify you. More detailed information regarding data protection is provided in the privacy statement below this text.
2. General information and mandatory information
The operators of this website take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data as being confidential and treat it in line with the statutory data protection provisions as well as this privacy statement.
Whenever you use this website, various personal data are collected. Personal data are data with which you can be identified as a person. This privacy statement explains which data we collect and to which end we use it. It also explains how and to which end this is done.
We also point out that the transmission of data on the internet (e.g. in e-mail communications) can contain security loopholes. Gapless protection of the data against third-party access is not possible.
Information regarding the data controller
The data controller for data processing on this website is:
The data controller is the natural or legal entity that, alone or together with others, decides on the purposes and means of processing of personal data (e.g. names, e-mail addresses and the like).
Revocation of your approval of data processing
Many data processing processes are only possible with your express approval. You can, at any time,revoke an approval granted. An informal message via e-mail is sufficient to this end. The lawfulness of data processing carried out until such revocation shall not be affected by the revocation.
SSL and/or TLS encryption
For security reasons and for the protection of the transmission of confidential contents, such as e.g. orders or enquiries, which you send to us as a website provider, this website uses SSL and/or TLS encryption.The encrypted connection is indicated by the browser’s address line switching from“http://” to “https://” and by the lock symbol shown in your browser line.
If SSL and/or TLS encryption is activated, data which you forward to us cannot be read by third parties.
Objection to advertising e-mails
We hereby object to the use of contact data published as part of our obligation to publish an imprint for the submission of advertisement and information material not expressly requested. The operators of this website expressly reserve the right to take legal action in the case of the unsolicited submission of advertisement, such as e.g. through spam e-mails.
3. Data collection on our website
In part, the website uses so-called cookies. Cookies do not cause any damage on your computer and they do not contain any viruses. Cookies are used to make our offering more user-friendly, effective and secure. 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 deleted automatically after the end of your visit. Other cookies are saved on your terminal device until you delete them. These cookies enable us to recognise your browser upon your next visit.
You can set your browser so that you are informed if cookies are set and cookies are only permitted in individual cases; moreover, you can exclude the acceptance of cookies in individual cases or in general and activate the automatic deletion of cookies upon closing of the browser. However, the functionality of this website might be restricted if cookies are deactivated.
Cookies which are required to carry out the electronic communication process or to provide certain functions you requested (e.g. shopping cart function) are saved on the basis of art. 6 section 1 lit. f GDPR. The website operator has a justified interest in saving cookies for the technically flawless and optimised provision of its services. In as far as other cookies (e.g. cookies analysing your surfing behaviour) are saved, these are covered separately in this privacy statement.
Server log files
The website provider automatically collects and saves information in so-called server log files which your browser automatically forwards to us. These comprise:
• browsertypeand browserversion
• the operating system used
• referrer URL
• hostname of the accessing computer
• time of the server request
• IP address
These data are not combined with other data sources.
Data processing is based on art. 6 section 1 lit. f GDPR, which permits processing of data for the performance of a contract or of pre-contractual measures.
If you submit inquiries to us via the contact form, your information from the inquiry form, including the contact data specified by you therein, is saved by us for the purpose of processing of the inquiry and in the event of follow-up questions. We do not forward this information without your approval.
As a result, the data entered into the contact form is exclusively processed on the basis of your approval (art. 6 section 1 lit. a GDPR). You can revoke this approval at any time. An informal message sent to us via e-mail is sufficient to this end. The lawfulness of the data processing processes carried out until such revocation is not affected by this.
The data entered into the contact form is saved by us until you request us to delete it, revoke your approval for saving or the purpose for saving of the data ceases to apply (e.g. after completion of processing of your inquiry). Mandatory statutory provisions – in particular, periods of retention – are not affected.
If you wish to subscribe to the newsletter offered on this website, we need an e-mail address as well as information which enables us to check that you are the owner of the e-mail address indicated and that you agree to receiving the newsletter. Further data are not collected or only collected on a voluntary basis. These data are exclusively collected for sending out the required information and do not forward these to third parties.
The data entered in the newsletter subscription form is exclusively processed on the basis of your consent (art. 6 section 1 lit. a GDPR). You can revoke your approval granted for saving the data, the e-mail address as well as their use for sending the newsletter at any time by using the “Unsubscribe” link in the newsletter. Such a revocation does not affect the lawfulness of the data processing processes already carried out.
The data which you have provided to us for the purpose of the newsletter subscription are saved by us until you unsubscribe the newsletter. They are deleted after you unsubscribe the newsletter. Data which are saved by us for other purposes (e.g. e-mail address for the member area) are not affected by this.
5. Plug–ins and tools
This website uses Google Maps via an API. This service is provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
To enable you to use the functions of Google Maps, your IP address has to be saved. Usually, this information is transferred to a Google server in the USA and saved there. The provider of this website does not have any influence on this transfer of data.
Google Maps are used in the interest of an appealing presentation of our online offers and the easy retrieval of the sites specified by us on our website. This constitutes a justified interest within the meaning of art. 6 section 1 lit. f GDPR.