Data protection declaration
The operators of this website take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We handle your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the statutory data protection provisions and this data protection declaration.
The use of our website is generally possible without the entry of personal details. However, where personal details are collected on our webpages (for example your name, address or email address), this always occurs on a voluntary basis. Such data will not be forwarded to third parties without your express consent.
Please note that the transmission of data on the Internet (e.g. within the scope of email communication) may involve security vulnerabilities. Full protection of data from third party access is therefore not possible.
When you send us an enquiry via our contact form, the relevant enquiry, including the contact details entered, will be stored by us for the purposes of processing your enquiry and in case of follow-up questions. We will not forward such data without your consent.
Data protection declaration for the use of Facebook plugins (Like button)
Plugins from the social network Facebook, Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA, are embedded in our webpages. Facebook plugins on our website are identifiable by the Facebook logo or the Like button. An overview of Facebook plugins is available at: https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.
When you visit our webpages, the plugin will establish a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server. This provides Facebook with the information that you have visited our website, along with your IP address. If you click on the Facebook Like button while logged into your Facebook account, you can link the contents of our webpages to your Facebook profile. In this way, Facebook can link your visit to our website to your user account. We hereby specify that as the provider of these webpages, we have no knowledge of the contents of the data transmitted and how it is used by Facebook. Further information on this is available in Facebook’s data protection statement at http://de-de.facebook.com/policy.php.
If you do not want Facebook to be able to link your visit on our webpages to your Facebook user account, please log out of your Facebook user account.
Data protection declaration for the use of Twitter
The services of the online news and social networking service Twitter are embedded in our webpages. These services are provided by Twitter Inc., 1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. By using Twitter and its functions, the websites visited by you are linked to your Twitter account and disclosed to other users. In this context, data is transmitted to Twitter. We hereby specify that as the provider of these webpages we have no knowledge of the contents of the data transmitted and how it is used by Twitter. Further information on this is available in the data protection statement of Twitter at http://twitter.com/privacy.
You can change your data protection settings at Twitter in your account settings at: http://twitter.com/account/settings.
Data protection declaration for the use of Google+
Our webpages use the services of Google+. The provider of these services is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
Collection and forwarding of information: With the Google+ button you can publish information worldwide. When using the Google+ button, you and other users will receive personalised contents by Google and our partners. Google stores the information that you have rated contents with +1 as well as storing information on the webpage which you visited when clicking on +1. Your +1 ratings may be displayed together with your profile name and your photo in various Google services such as search results, your Google profile or in other places on websites and advertisements on the Internet.
Google records information on your +1 activities in order to improve the Google services for you and other users. In order to use the Google+ button, you require a globally visible, public Google profile that must include at least the name selected for your profile. This name is used for all Google services. In some cases, the name may also replace another name which you have used to share contents via your Google account. The identity of your Google profile may be displayed to users who know your email address or have other identifying information about you.
Use of the collected data: Apart from the above specified purposes, the data provided by you is used in accordance with Google’s current data protection provisions. Google may publish aggregate statistics on the +1 activities of users and/or forward such data to users and partners, such as publishers, advertisers or affiliated websites.
Data protection declaration for the use of Pinterest
We use the social plugins of the social network Pinterest, operated by Pinterest Inc., 808 Brannan Street San Francisco, CA 94103-490, USA (“Pinterest“) on our website. When a webpage with a social plugin is accessed, your browser will establish a direct connection to the services of Pinterest. In doing so, the plugin transmits log data to the server of Pinterest in the USA. The log data may include your IP address, the address of any websites visited which are also linked to Pinterest, the type and settings of the browser, date and time of the query and your use of Pinterest, as well as cookies.
Further information on the purpose, scope and further processing and use of data by Pinterest as well as your relevant rights and options for protecting your privacy are available in Pinterest’s data protection information at: https://about.pinterest.com/de/privacy-policy
Data protection declaration for the use of XING
Our website uses the services of the XING network. The service provider is XING AG, Dammtorstrasse 29-32, 20354 Hamburg, Germany. Whenever you visit one of our webpages which is linked to the services of XING, a connection is established to the XING servers. To the best of our knowledge, personal data is not stored in this context. In particular, no IP addresses or information on user behaviour are stored.
Further information on data protection and the XING share button is provided in XING’s data protection declaration at: https://www.xing.com/app/share?op=data_protection
Data protection declaration for the use of Instagram
Services of the photo-sharing application and service Instagram are embedded in our website. These services are provided by Instagram Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA, 94025, USA. If you are logged into your Instagram account, you can link the contents of our webpages to your Instagram profile by clicking on the Instagram button. In doing so, Instagram can link your visit to our webpages to your user account. We hereby specify that as the provider of these webpages we have no knowledge of the contents of the transmitted data and how it is used by Instagram.
Further information on this is available in Instagram’s data protection declaration: https://privacycenter.instagram.com/policy/?entry_point=ig_help_center_data_policy_redirect
Data protection declaration for the use of YouTube
Our website uses plugins of the video-sharing service YouTube operated by Google. The provider of the service is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. If you visit webpages with a YouTube plugin, a connection will be established to the servers of YouTube. In doing so, the YouTube server will be notified which webpages you have visited.
If you are logged into your YouTube account, you enable YouTube to link your surfing behaviour to your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.
Further information on the handling of user data are available in Youtube’s data protection declaration at: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy
Information, deletion, blocking
You have the right to obtain information on the personal details stored on you, the origin of such data, the recipients of such data and the purpose of the processing of such data – at any time and free of charge; in addition you are entitled to request the correction, blocking or deletion of such data. For this as well as for all further questions about personal details, you can contact us at any time under the contact details set out in the company details section.
Use of Google Analytics
The IP address provided by Google Analytics as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data. You can prevent the storage of cookies by a corresponding setting of your browser software; however, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use all the features of this website to the fullest extent possible. In addition, you may prevent the collection by Google of the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) as well as the processing of this data by Google by downloading the browser plug-in available under the following link and install. The current link is http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de