data collection and processing
We are pleased about your interest in our products and our offer. We take the protection of your data very seriously. Here you can find out which data we collect when you visit our website and how we use it.
1. GENERAL INFORMATION
DATA COLLECTION ON THE WEBSITE
Who is responsible for the data collection on this website?
The data processing on this website is carried out by the website operator. You can find the contact details in the imprint of this website.
How do we collect your data?
Firstly, your data is collected by you actively communicating it. For example it can be the information you give when filling up a contact form.
Other data is collected automatically by IT systems when you visit the website. These are mainly technical data (e.g. Internet browser, operating system or time of the page call). This data is collected automatically as soon as you enter this website.
What do we use your data for?
Part of your data is used to ensure that the website is error-free. Other data may be used to analyse your user behaviour.
What are your rights concerning your data?
You have the right to receive information about the origin, recipient and purpose of your stored personal data at any time and free of charge. Furthermore you have the right to request the rectification, blocking or deletion of this data.
For any further information on the subject of data protection you can contact us at any time at the address indicated in the imprint. Furthermore, you have the right to appeal to the competent supervisory authority.
ANALYSIS TOOLS AND TOOLS OF THIRD PARTIES
When you visit this website, your surfing behaviour can be statistically evaluated.
2. GENERAL INFORMATION AND OBLIGATORY INFORMATION
If you use this website various personal data is collected. Personal data are data with which you can be personally identified. The present declaration explains which data we collect and what we use it for. It also explains how and for which purpose this is done.
We point out that data transmission over the Internet (e.g. communication by e-mail) can be subject to security vulnerabilities. A complete protection of the data against access by third parties is not possible.
NOTE ON THE RESPONSIBLE OFFICE
The office responsible for the data processing on this website is:
Tel. +49 (0) 5226 59419-0
Fax. +49 (0) 5226 59419-27
Data protection officer:
Alter Markt 16
Tel. +49 (0) 5221 2820070
Fax +49 (0) 5221 2820075
The responsible body is the natural or legal person who alone or jointly with others decides on the purposes and means of processing personal data (e.g. names, e-mail addresses, etc.).
REVOCATION OF YOUR CONSENT TO DATA PROCESSING
Many of the data processing operations are only possible with your explicit consent. You can revoke your already given consent at any time. For this purpose, an informal notification by e-mail to us is sufficient. The legality of the data processing carried out until the revocation remains unaffected by the revocation.
RIGHT OF APPEAL TO THE COMPETENT SUPERVISORY AUTHORITY
In the event of breaches of data protection law, the data subject shall have the right to lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority.
The responsible supervisory authority for data protection issues is the data protection officer of the federal state in which our company is based.
A list of data protection officers and their contact details can be found on the following link: https://www.bfdi.bund.de/DE/Infothek/Anschriften_Links/anschriften_links-node.html
RIGHT OF DATA PORTABILITY
You have the right to have data which we process automatically on the basis of your consent or in fulfilment of a contract handed over to you or to a third party in a common, machine-readable format. If you request the direct transfer of the data to another responsible person, this will only be done as far as it is technically feasible.
SSL- OR TLS-ENCRYPTION
This site uses SSL or TLS encryption for security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content, such as orders or requests that you send to us as the site operator. You can recognize 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 or TLS encryption is activated, the data you transmit to us cannot be read by third parties.
INFORMATION, LOCKING, DELETION
Within the framework of the applicable legal provisions, you have the right at any time to free information about your stored personal data, their origin and recipient and the purpose of data processing and, if applicable, a right to correction, blocking or deletion of this data.
For any further information about this subject or on that of personal data you can contact us at any time at the address indicated in the imprint.
OBJECTION AGAINST ADVERTISING MAILS
We hereby object to the use of contact data published within the scope of the imprint obligation to send unsolicited advertising and information material. The operators of these pages expressly reserve the right to take legal action against unsolicited mailing or e-mailing of spam and other similar advertising materials.
3. DATA COLLECTION ON OUR WEBSITE
Some of the Internet pages use so-called cookies. Cookies do not cause any damage to your computer nor contain any viruses. Cookies serve to make our offer more user-friendly, more effective and safer. Cookies are small text files which are stored on your computer 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 device until you delete them. These cookies enable us to recognize your browser the next time you visit our site.
You can set your browser so that you are informed when cookies are set and only allow cookies in individual cases, accept cookies for specific cases or generally exclude them, and activate automatic deletion of cookies when you close your browser. If cookies are deactivated, the functionality of this website may be restricted.
Cookies, which are necessary for the execution of the electronic communication process or for the provision of certain functions desired by you (e.g. shopping basket function), are stored on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. The website operator has a justified interest in the storage of cookies for the technically error-free and optimised provision of his services.
Whenever you send us inquiries using the contact form, the data provided in this inquiry including the contact details indicated by you will be stored for the purpose of processing your inquiry and in case of follow-up questions.
We will not pass on this data without your consent.
Thus, the data provided in the contact form is exclusively processed on the basis of your consent (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO). You can revoke this consent at any time. For this purpose, an informal notification by e-mail to us is sufficient. The legality of the data processing operations carried out until the revocation remains unaffected by the revocation.
The data entered by you in the contact form will remain with us until you request us to delete it, revoke your consent to storage or the purpose for data storage no longer applies (e.g. after your request has been processed). Mandatory legal provisions - in particular retention periods - remain unaffected.
SERVER LOG FILES
The provider of the pages automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files, which your browser automatically transmits to us. These are:
Browser type and browser version
Used operation system
Hostname of the accessing computer
Time of the server request
This data will not be merged with other data sources.
For data protection reasons, the host name or IP address of the client calling up your website is anonymized in the log files. In the log files, the entries for the host of the client or, if this cannot be determined, the IP address of the client are anonymized.
The data processing is based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DSGVO, which permits the processing of data for the fulfilment of a contract or pre-contractual measures.
In order to perform administrative and control activities, (attempted) login procedures including the associated IP address are stored for a short period of time. In the event of failed login attempts or attempted attacks on this website, the IP address with time stamp is stored on a blacklist to prevent unauthoriZed access and actions. The IP address is only collected in the event of attacks on our website or our database. According to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO, the website operator has a justified interest in the collection of this data.
USE OF GOOGLE ANALYTICS
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytic service provided by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies", text files stored in your computer that enable analyse how you use the website.
The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website are generally transmitted to and stored by a Google server in the United States.
However, if IP anonymization is enabled on this website, Google will previously truncate your IP address within member states of the European Union or other states party to the European Economic Area Agreement.
Only in exceptional cases is the full IP address transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website operator.
(http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en) to download and install the available browser plugin.
Further information can be found at http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en or http://www.google.com/intl/de/analytics/privacyoverview.html (general information on Google Analytics and data protection).
We would like to point out that on this website Google Analytics has been extended by the code "gat._anonymizeIp();" in order to guarantee an anonymous recording of IP addresses (so-called IP masking).
USE OF GOOGLE MAPS
We use Google Maps to display maps and to create directions. Google Maps is operated by Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
When you access the subpage on which Google Maps is integrated and interact with the map (e.g. by clicking, moving, enlarging), information about your use (in particular the IP address of your computer) may, to the best of our knowledge, be transmitted to and stored by Google LLC on servers in the United States. The processing of personal data using technically necessary cookies and your IP address is based on the legal basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. f DSGVO in the interest of making our website as optimal as possible for you. We have no influence on the further processing of data by Google LLC.
For detailed information also on Google’s data protection provisions: http://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/.
4. WEB ANALYSIS
Access to this website is statistically evaluated by the provider with server location in Germany.
The data collected includes, for example, the date and time of access, URLs called up, browser technology used, etc. The data is stored on a server located in Germany. All collected data is stored in German computer centres. These evaluations are not merged with other data sources.