1. An overview of data protection
The following gives a simple overview of what happens to your personal information when you
visit our website. Personal information is any data with which you could be personally
identified. Detailed information on the subject of data protection can be found in our
Data collection on our website
Who is responsible for the data collection on this website?
The data collected on this website are processed by the website operator. The operator's
contact details can be found in the website's required legal notice.
How do we collect your data?
Some data are collected when you provide it to us. This could, for example, be data you enter
on a contact form.
Other data are collected automatically by our IT systems when you visit the website. These
data are primarily technical data such as the browser and operating system you are using or
when you accessed the page. These data are collected automatically as soon as you enter our
What do we use your data for?
Part of the data is collected to ensure the proper functioning of the website. Other data can
be used to analyze how visitors use the site.
What rights do you have regarding your data?
You always have the right to request information about your stored data, its origin, its
recipients, and the purpose of its collection at no charge. You also have the right to
request that it be corrected, blocked, or deleted. You can contact us at any time using the
address given in the legal notice if you have further questions about the issue of privacy
and data protection. You may also, of course, file a complaint with the competent regulatory
Analytics and third-party tools
When visiting our website, statistical analyses may be made of your surfing behavior. This
happens primarily using cookies and analytics. The analysis of your surfing behavior is
usually anonymous, i.e. we will not be able to identify you from this data. You can object
to this analysis or prevent it by not using certain tools. Detailed information can be found
You can object to this analysis. We will inform you below about how to exercise your options
in this regard.
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 confidential and in accordance with the statutory data
If you use this website, various pieces of personal data will be collected. Personal
explains what information we collect and what we use it for. It also explains how and for
what purpose this happens.
Please note that data transmitted via the internet (e.g. via email communication) may be
subject to security breaches. Complete protection of your data from third-party access is
Revocation of your consent to the processing of your data
Many data processing operations are only possible with your express consent. You may revoke
your consent at any time with future effect. An informal email making this request is
sufficient. The data processed before we receive your request may still be legally
SSL or TLS encryption
This site uses SSL or TLS encryption for security reasons and for the protection of the
transmission of confidential content, such as the inquiries you send to us as the site
operator. You can recognize an encrypted connection in your browser's address line when it
changes from "http://" to "https://" and the lock icon is displayed in your browser's
If SSL or TLS encryption is activated, the data you transfer to us cannot be read by third
Information, blocking, deletion
As permitted by law, you have the right to be provided at any time with information free of
charge about any of your personal data that is stored as well as its origin, the recipient
and the purpose for which it has been processed. You also have the right to have this data
corrected, blocked or deleted. You can contact us at any time using the address given in our
legal notice if you have further questions on the topic of personal data.
Opposition to promotional emails
We hereby expressly prohibit the use of contact data published in the context of website
legal notice requirements with regard to sending promotional and informational materials not
expressly requested. The website operator reserves the right to take specific legal action
if unsolicited advertising material, such as email spam, is received.
3. Data collection on our website
viruses. Cookies help make our website more user-friendly, efficient, 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
after your visit. Other cookies remain in your device's memory until you delete them. These
cookies make it possible to recognize your browser when you next visit the site.
on a case-by-case basis whether to accept or reject a cookie. Alternatively, your browser
can be configured to automatically accept cookies under certain conditions or to always
reject them, or to automatically delete cookies when closing your browser. Disabling cookies
may limit the functionality of this website.
Cookies which are necessary to allow electronic communications or to provide certain
functions you wish to use (such as the shopping cart) are stored pursuant to Art. 6
paragraph 1, letter f of DSGVO. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the
storage of cookies to ensure an optimized service provided free of technical errors. If
other cookies (such as those used to analyze your surfing behavior) are also stored, they
Server log files
The website provider automatically collects and stores information that your browser
automatically transmits to us in "server log files". These are:
- Browser type and browser version
- Operating system used
- Referrer URL
- Host name of the accessing computer
- Time of the server request
- IP address
These data will not be combined with data from other sources.
The basis for data processing is Art. 6 (1) (f) DSGVO. The website operator has a legitimate
interest to ensure an optimized service provided free of technical errors. Therefore server
log files have to be stored.
Should you send us questions via the contact form, we will collect the data entered on the
form, including the contact details you provide, to answer your question and any follow-up
questions. We do not share this information without your permission.
We will, therefore, process any data you enter onto the contact form only with your consent
per Art. 6 (1)(a) DSGVO. You may revoke your consent at any time. An informal email making
this request is sufficient. The data processed before we receive your request may still be
We will retain the data you provide on the contact form until you request its deletion,
revoke your consent for its storage, or the purpose for its storage no longer pertains (e.g.
after fulfilling your request). Any mandatory statutory provisions, especially those
regarding mandatory data retention periods, remain unaffected by this provision.
4. Analytics and advertising
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service. It is operated by 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 that allow an analysis of the use of the website by you. 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.
Google Analytics cookies are stored based on Art. 6 (1) (f) DSGVO. The website operator has a
legitimate interest in analyzing user behavior to optimize both its website and its
We have activated the IP anonymization feature on this website. Your IP address will be
shortened by Google within the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the
European Economic Area prior to transmission to the United States. Only in exceptional cases
is the full IP address sent to a Google server in the US and shortened there. Google will
use this information on behalf of the operator of this website to evaluate your use of the
website, to compile reports on website activity, and to provide other services regarding
website activity and Internet usage for the website operator. The IP address transmitted by
your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with any other data held by