Data Confidentiality

Privacy statement

1. Preliminary remarks

We have taken all steps required to protect your data from access by third parties so that your visit on our website is safe. Your personal data and your trust oblige us to maximum safety measures. Compliance with all data protection provisions is very important to us. In accordance with this declaration, we protect you so that your rights are not compromised by the handling of your personal data by us.
We collect, process and use your data only for the relevant purpose specified in this declaration.

2. Definitions
Personal data are data and particulars about personal and factual circumstances of an identified or identifiable natural person.

3. Collection, processing and utilisation of personal data
In the following, we inform you about when and how we collect, process and use personal data. Basically, we collect the data provided by you in a purposive manner.
This means

- when you visit our website
- when you contact us for the purpose of answering your contact request

3.1. Visiting our websites
You can visit our websites without providing your name and your address. We get the following information for every request of an internet file:

- the name of your internet service provider, your operating system and your browser type - the IP address used by you, - the website from which you visit us, - the individual websites of us that you visit, - the date and the duration of the visit.

3.1.1. Furthermore, we use cookies and session cookies - small files with
configuration information - which recognise your computer. They help us determine individual settings. Session cookies are activated for the duration of your visit on our websites and are automatically deleted again upon termination of the session. The storage of normal cookies can be prevented and reversed by you any time by making the appropriate settings of your internet browser. This, however, can lead to restrictions on use. The above-specified collected data are stored by us and/or our provider with which we have placed our website and which provides us with the data for statistical purposes. The statistics are stored by us and we utilize the generated data in order to optimise our website for the visitors and render it more attractive. We cannot identify you personally with these data without further ado. However, since the information of your provider would theoretically allow us to identify you as person together with its data, we also consider your IP address as personal information worth being protected.
3.2. If you contact us

If you contact us via our contact form, we require
- your title
- your first name and family name
- your company
- your address
- your email address
- your telephone number
- the reason of your contact request in order to answer your enquiry.

The information is provided on a voluntary basis. You may unsubscribe from this newsletter by revocation of the consent any time.

4. Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc ("Google"). Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies", i. e. text files which are stored on your computer and which allow for an analysis of the use of the website by you. The information generated by the cookie about your utilisation of this website are normally transmitted to a server of Google in the United States and stored there. Should the IP anonymisation be activated on this website, however, your IP address will be abbreviated beforehand by Google within the member states of the European Union or in other contracting states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. It is only in exceptional cases that the full IP address is transferred to a server of Google in the United States and abbreviated there. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website in order to evaluate your use of this website, in order to create reports about the website activity and in order to render further services in connection with the use of the website and of the internet vis-Ă -vis the operator of the website. The IP address transmitted by your browser within the framework of Google Analytics will not be combined with other data of Google. You can prevent the storage of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings of your browser software; however, we inform you that if you do so, you might not be able to make full use of all the functions on this website. Furthermore, you can prevent the collection of the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) to Google and the processing of these data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link

5. Consents
5.1. The consent to the collection, use and storage of your data specified above in 3.1 may be revoked any time with effect for the future. In case of a revocation, please provide your IP address as well as the period of access to this website. Then, it can be arranged that the relevant entries are deleted from the statistics.
5.2. The consent with respect to the data specified in 3.2 must be given by you separately on each website by ticking off the box concerning the entry into the form. You can revoke this consent any time with effect for the future.

6. Transmission of personal data
The collected data are only used by us for internal purposes. This shall not apply if we are obliged to disclose or transfer the data by law or by a legal court order. No comparison is made with other databases.

7. Processing of data in "third countries"
The data gathered by us are exclusively processed within the EU unless the transfer to third countries is required for the handling of a contract concluded with us.

8. Deletion
Your personal data are deleted from the contact form when you revoke your consent.

9. Right to information
According to the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG), you are entitled to free information about your stored data and, if applicable, to have these data corrected, blocked or deleted. The information about the stored data will be available at the address specified below or by means of electronic communication, if you wish so.

10. Revocation of consents
We would like to point out that you may revoke your consent at all times with effect for the future.

11. Contact persons
Should you have any questions about the collection, processing or use of your personal data or for information, correction, blockage or deletion of data and the revocation of any consents please contact:

Herr David Schnelting