As a rule, it is possible to use our website without disclosing personal information (e.g. name, address, email address). If personal data is collected, for example in the context of an query, this is done on a voluntary basis. The protection of your personal data when collected, processed and used as part of your visit to our website, is extremely important to us.
We collect and use your personal data exclusively within the framework of European Union and German data protection legislation. In the following paragraphs, we will inform you about the type, scope and purpose of gathering and using personal data. We will only use your data for the purposes listed below. You can access this information at any time on our website. Transfer and recording of data for internal record keeping and statistical purposes. For technical reasons, when you access our website, your internet browser automatically transmits some data to our server. This is data such as date and time of access, URL of the referring website, pages viewed, amount of data sent, browser type and version, operating system as well as your IP address. This data is stored. It is not possible for us to associate this data with any specific person. This data is used for statistical purposes only and deleted afterwards.
If you provide us with personal information (for example through our contact form), we gather, store and use this only to answer your queries and for any follow-up questions and technical administration.
We gather and use personal data only when it is necessary for enabling access to our internet services (usage data). In particular, this includes identification markers, information about the start and finish of use as well as the extent to which you use our services. For marketing, market research and the design and development of our services, we are allowed to create user profiles when pseudonyms are used. You have the right to object to this use of your data. We are not allowed to combine these user profiles with any personal data about the person behind the pseudonym.
Moreover, data cannot be transferred to third parties without your express permission.
Data subjects are customers, visitors to the website and business partners as well as employees. Surname, first name, address where applicable and email address as well as IP address are collected here. However, this only occurs to the extent described for a specific purpose and data economy.
Personal data that is no longer needed, and which does not need to be kept according to statutory requirements, will be deleted. In principle, such data is only stored for the duration of the above stated purposes. Recipients or categories of recipients that can receive data.Your personal data is only transmitted to third parties if it is needed to process your contract, if you have previously given permission or if the law requires us to do so. You have the right to revoke any permission you have already given to influence future usage (see point 3, right to information). At the end of a contractual relationship or if you revoke your consent to the storage of data, the data will be deleted in compliance with any applicable statutory retention periods.
Data transmission to third parties is not intended and will not take place.
You have the option and the right to contact the controller responsible (see above) to request information about how your data is processed. Moreover, you have the right to request correction of your data. You have the right to restrict the collection and use of your data i.e. to only give consent for part of your data. In addition, you have the right, at any time, to object to the processing of your personal data. When you do so, we will examine whether there are any conflicting legal transmitting and processing obligations and inform you accordingly. You have the right to data portability, meaning that we hand over your data in a common, machine-readable format determined by us upon your request. In addition, you have the right to complain to the responsible supervisory authority in your country if you believe we are not treating your data properly as laid out in this policy. When you have given consent, you may of course revoke this consent at any time. If you receive advertising from us, you have the right to object to this at any time and advertising will no longer be sent to you.
If you have agreed to subscribe to our newsletter via our website, we will send this newsletter to the email address you have provided. Through our newsletter, you will regularly be kept up to date with news, dates and any other initiatives. The email address you provide for receiving the newsletter will be solely used by us. In no way will your data be passed on to third parties of any kind.
You can of course unsubscribe to the newsletter at any time by clicking on the unsubscribe link at the bottom of each newsletter or by contacting us via email at email@example.com
Please note that we ensure the anonymisation of IP addresses (so-called IP-Masking) through our Google Tag Manager settings.
You can prevent the collection of your personal data (including your IP address) through the cookie and related to your use of this website and the processing of this data by Google, through changing your browser settings related to cookie storage or by downloading and installing the browser plugin available via this link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en
We use the plugin provided by the social network LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. The plugin is recognisable as the “LinkedIn” logo and the “Share” button on our website. When you click on the “LinkedIn” button or the “Share” button on our pages, or if you access content whilst you are logged into your LinkedIn account, you link our website content with your LinkedIn profile. Through this, LinkedIn will receive the information that you have visited our website with your IP address. In this way, LinkedIn can associate your visit with your user account. We do not receive information about the content of this transmitted data or its usage from LinkedIn. Details about data collection as well as your rights and setting options can be found through LinkedIn’s data protection information here: http://www.linkedin.com/static?key=privacy_policy&trk=hb_ft_priv