The operators of these pages take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations and this data protection declaration. As a rule, it is possible to use our website without providing personal data. Insofar as personal data (e.g. name, address or e-mail addresses) is collected on our pages, this is always done on a voluntary basis as far as possible. This data is partly passed on to third parties in accordance with this data protection declaration.
We would like to point out that data transmission on the Internet (e.g. communication by e-mail) can have security gaps. Complete protection of data against access by third parties is not possible.
Some of the Internet pages use so-called cookies. Cookies do not cause any damage to your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies serve to make our offer more user-friendly, effective and secure. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and saved by your browser. Most of the cookies we use are so-called "session cookies". They are automatically deleted at the end of your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your end device until you delete them. These cookies enable us to recognise your browser on your next visit.
You can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and only allow cookies in individual cases, exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or generally and activate the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. If you deactivate cookies, the functionality of this website may be limited.
Hosting Provider & Server LogFiles
The provider of the pages automatically collects and stores information in so-called Server log files that your browser automatically transmits to us. These are:
- IP address
- Browser type and version
- Operating system used
- Referrer URL
- Host name of the accessing computer
- Time of the server request
For reasons of security and to protect the transmission of confidential content, such as enquiries that you send to us as the site operator, this page uses a SSL encryption. You can recognise an encrypted connection by the fact that the address line of the browser changes from "http://" to "https://" and by the lock symbol in your browser line. If SSL encryption is activated, the data you transmit to us cannot be read by third parties.
If you send us enquiries via the contact form, your details from the enquiry form, including the contact data you provided there, including your IP address, will be stored by us for the purpose of processing the enquiry and in the event of follow-up questions. We do not pass on this data without your consent.
If you subscribe to the newsletter offered on the website If you would like to receive our newsletter, we require an e-mail address from you as well as information that allows us to verify that you are the owner of the specified e-mail address and that you agree to receive the newsletter. We use this data exclusively for sending the requested information. You can revoke your consent to the storage of the data, the email address and their use for sending the newsletter at any time, for example via the "Unsubscribe" link in the newsletter.
The registration for our newsletter takes place in a so called "newsletter". Double opt-in procedure. This means that after registration you will receive an e-mail asking you to confirm your registration. This confirmation is necessary so that no one can register with other people's email addresses.
Subscriptions to the newsletter are logged in order to be able to prove the subscription process in accordance with legal requirements. This includes the storage of the time of registration and confirmation, as well as the IP address. Changes to your data stored with MailChimp are also logged.
Statistical survey and analyses
The newsletters contain a so-called "web-beacon", i.e. a pixel-sized file which is sent by is retrieved from the MailChimp server. In the course of this retrieval, technical information, such as information about the browser and your system, as well as Your IP address and time of access are collected. This information is used for the technical improvement of the services based on the technical data or the target groups and their reading behaviour based on their retrieval locations (which can be determined with the help of the IP address) or the access times.
The statistical surveys also include determining whether the newsletters are opened, when they are opened and which links are clicked. This information can be gathered from The data can be assigned to individual newsletter recipients for technical reasons. However, it is neither our intention nor that of MailChimp to observe individual users. The evaluations serve us much more to recognise the reading habits of our users and to adapt our content to them or to send different content according to the interests of our users.
Termination / Revocation
You can cancel the receipt of our newsletter at any time, i.e. revoke your consent. Your consent to the sending of the newsletter via MailChimp and the statistical analyses will then expire at the same time. Unfortunately, it is not possible to separately revoke the sending via MailChimp or the statistical analysis. You will find a link to cancel the newsletter at the end of each newsletter.
Legal basis Data Protection Regulation
In accordance with the provisions of the General Data Protection Regulation (DSGVO) applicable as of 25 May 2018, we inform you that the consent to the sending of email addresses is based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a, 7 DSGVO as well as § 7 para. 2 no. 3, or para. 3 UWG. The use of the dispatch service provider MailChimp, the performance of statistical surveys and analyses as well as logging of the registration process are based on our legitimate interests pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. We are interested in using a user-friendly and secure newsletter system that serves our business interests and meets the expectations of users.
This This website uses functions of the web analysis service Google Analytics. The provider is Google Inc, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies". These are text files that are stored on your computer and 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.
We have activated the IP anonymisation function on this website. This means that your IP address will not be used by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states. of the Agreement on the European Economic Area before transmission to the USA. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity and providing other services relating to website activity. This data is used for the purpose of compiling website activity and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website operator. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data.
Order data processing
We have concluded an order data processing contract with Google and fully implement the strict requirements of the German data protection authorities when using Google Analytics.
Demographic characteristics in Google Analytics
This website uses the "demographic characteristics" function of Google Analytics. This allows reports to be generated that contain statements about the age, gender and interests of site visitors. This data comes from interest-based advertising from Google as well as visitor data from third-party providers. This data cannot be assigned to a specific person. You can deactivate this function at any time via the ad settings in your Google account or stop the collection of your data by Google Analytics as described in the section "Google Analytics". "Objection to data collection" presented generally prohibit.
Google Fonts are used on this website. As far as we know, no personal data is stored by Google in the process. However, for technical reasons, your IP address must be transmitted to Google so that the fonts can be transferred to your browser. You can find more information from Google on Google Fonts at here view.
Right to information, deletion, blocking
You have the right at any time to free information about your stored personal data, its origin and recipient and the purpose of data processing, as well as the right to correct, block or delete this data. For this purpose as well as for further questions on the subject of personal data, you can contact us at any time at the address given in the imprint.