Collection of general information
When you access our website, general information is collected automatically. This information (server log files) includes the type of web browser, the operating system used, the domain name of your Internet service provider and similar information, and is exclusively of the kind that cannot be traced back to you personally. The information is necessary for technical reasons in order to correctly supply you with the requested website content and is essential when using the Internet. We analyze such anonymous information in order to optimize our online presence and the underlying technology used.
Like many other websites, we also use “cookies”. Cookies are small text files that are transferred to your computer from a website server. In this way, we automatically receive certain data via your computer and Internet connection, such as your IP address, browser and operating system.
Cookies cannot be used to start programs or transmit viruses to a computer. The information contained in cookies enables easier navigation of the website and ensures that the pages are displayed correctly.
Under no circumstances is the data collected by us passed on to third parties or linked to personal data without your express consent.
We use state-of-the-art encryption technology (e.g. SSL) via HTTPS to ensure that your data is protected during transmission.
Deleting and blocking data
We adhere to the principles of data avoidance and data economy. Therefore, we only save your personal data for as long as is necessary for the fulfillment of the purposes detailed here or as stipulated by the various statutory storage periods. After the corresponding purpose has been fulfilled or the statutory periods have expired, the data is deleted or blocked routinely and according to applicable legal regulations.
Use of Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (hereinafter referred to as “Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website will usually be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. However, if IP anonymization is activated on this website, your IP address will be truncated in advance within the area of Member States of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the whole IP address be first transferred 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, compiling reports on website activity for the website operator and providing other services relating to website activity and Internet usage for the website operator. Google will not associate the IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics with any other data held by Google.
Additionally (or as an alternative to the browser add-on), you can prevent tracking on our website by Google Analytics by clicking on this link. An opt-out cookie is then installed on your device. Recording by Google Analytics for this website and this browser is then prevented in future for as long as the cookie remains installed in your browser.
Use of script libraries (Google Fonts)
In order to display our content correctly and in a visually appealing way on all browsers, we use script libraries and font libraries on this website, such as Google Fonts (https://www.google.com/webfonts/). Google Fonts are transferred to your browser cache to prevent them from being downloaded multiple times. If your browser does not support Google Fonts or prevents access to it, content is displayed in a standard font.
A connection to the provider of the script library or font library is established automatically when these libraries are called up. It is thus theoretically possible – though currently unclear why and for which purpose – that the providers of such libraries will store data.
Use of Google Maps
Detailed instructions on managing your data in connection with Google products can be found here.
Embedded YouTube videos
Some of our websites contain embedded YouTube videos. The operator of the corresponding plug-in is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. If you visit a page with the YouTube plug-in, a connection is established to the YouTube servers. This informs YouTube about which pages you are visiting. If you are logged in to your YouTube account, YouTube can link your surfing patterns to you personally. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account beforehand.
If the storage of cookies for the Google Ads program has been deactivated, then such cookies are not to be reckoned with when watching YouTube videos. However, YouTube also stores non-personal usage information in other cookies. If you wish to prevent this, then you must prevent the storage of cookies in your browser.
Social media plug-ins
Our website contains social media buttons. We use “Shariff” to protect your data here. This means that the social media buttons are only included as a graphic containing a link to the corresponding website of the button provider. By clicking the button, you are forwarded on to the services of the corresponding provider. Only then is your data sent to the provider. Provided you do not click on the button, there is no exchange of data between you and the providers of the social media buttons. Information on how your data is recorded and used in social networks can be found in the corresponding conditions of use for the providers in question. More information on “Shariff” can be found here: http://www.heise.de/ct/artikel/Shariff-Social-Media-Buttons-mit-Datenschutz-2467514.html
Social media buttons from the following companies are found on our website:
Facebook Inc. (1601 S. California Ave - Palo Alto - CA 94304 -USA)
XING AG (Gänsemarkt 43 - 20354 Hamburg - Germany)
If you contact us via e-mail, the information you provide will be used for the purpose of processing your request and for possible follow-up questions.
Your rights to information, correction, blocking, deletion and objection
You have the right to receive information on the personal data saved by us at any time. You also have the right to correct, block or – aside from the prescribed storage of data for business purposes – delete your personal data. Please contact our data protection officer here. Contact information can be found at the bottom of the page.
In order for data to be blocked at any time, this data must be stored in a blocking file for inspection purposes. You can also request for the data to be deleted as long as there are no statutory storage obligations. If such storage obligations exist, then we can block your data if requested.
You can change or withdraw your permission with effect for the future by notifying us accordingly.
Changes to our data protection regulations
We reserve the right to change this privacy statement occasionally so that it always complies with the latest statutory requirements or in order to implement changes to our services in the privacy statement (for example,
when introducing new services). The new privacy statement then applies for subsequent visits.
Contacting the data protection officer
Please contact us by e-mail if you have any questions on data
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