Privacy Policy

Data Protection

The operators of these pages take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with legal data protection regulations and our own privacy policy.

Any personal data collected will be used exclusively for technically administering our web pages or for communication purposes in the case of contact information provided voluntarily by you within the legal and required scope.

We transfer personal data to state institutions and public authorities only within the framework of international regulations.

Please note that data transfer over the Internet (e.g. when communicating via email) may be vulnerable to security holes. It is not possible to fully protect the data from third-party access.

 

Cookies

The web pages partially use so-called cookies. Cookies do not harm your computer or contain viruses. Cookies serve to make our content more user-friendly, effective and secure. A cookie is a small text file that is placed on your computer and saved by your browser.

Most of the cookies we use are session cookies. They are erased automatically when you close the browser. Other cookies remain on your computer until you delete them. These cookies allow us to recognise you the next time you visit our website.

You can set your browser so that it notifies you when cookies are sent and only accepts cookies in individual cases, or so that cookies are rejected either generally or in certain cases. You can also set it to delete cookies automatically when you close the browser. Deactivating cookies altogether may impair the functionality of this website.

 

Server Log Files

The provider collects and automatically saves information in its server log files, which are then transmitted to us automatically by your browser. This includes:

  • IP address (anonymised)
  • browser type and version
  • operating system
  • referrer URL
  • sites visited
  • host name of accessing computer
  • date and time of server request

 The purpose of collecting log files is to improve the operation of our website and security and to optimise our content. We reserve the right to subsequently inspect these files if we obtain concrete evidence of unlawful use. Any checks at a personal level are supervised by our data protection officer.

 

Contact Form

In the event that you send us enquiries using our contact form, we will save the information you provide, including your contact details, for the purpose of processing your enquiry and answering any follow-up questions.

 

Privacy Policy for the Use of Google Analytics

This website uses the web analysis services of Google Analytics. The provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

Google Analytics uses cookies. A cookie is a text file that is saved on your computer and enables us to analyse how you use our website. The information generated by the cookie concerning your use of this website is generally transmitted and saved to a server at Google in the US.

Through the activation of IP address anonymisation on this website, your IP address is shortened by Google beforehand in the Member States of the European Union/European Economic Area.

Google uses this information on our behalf in order to evaluate the use of our website, compile reports on website activities and to perform other services associated with website and Internet use for the website operator. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics is not combined with other data held by Google.

You can find more information concerning user data and Google Analytics in Google’s privacy policy: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en

 

Browser Plugin

You can prevent cookies being saved to your computer by changing the settings in your browser software. However, if you do so you may not be able to fully use all functions of this website. You can also prevent Google from collecting and processing the information generated by the cookie concerning your use of this website (incl. your IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plugin found at the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en

 

Objection to Data Collection

You can prevent your data from being collected by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie is set which will prevent your data from being collected during future visits to this website: Deactivate Google Analytics

 

Privacy Policy for the Use of YouTube

Our website uses plugins from the Google-operated website YouTube. The operator of the pages is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. When you visit one of our pages that uses a YouTube plugin, a connection is established to YouTube. The YouTube server is notified which of our pages you have visited.

If you are logged into your YouTube account, you enable YouTube to attribute your surfing habits to your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.

You can find further information on the handling of user data in YouTube’s privacy policy at: https://www.google.de/intl/en/policies/privacy

 

Information, Deletion, Blocking

You have the right to access stored information concerning your personal data, its origin, the recipients and the purpose for its storage at any time and free of charge. You also have the right to correct, block and delete this data. For more information concerning personal data, please contact us at the address provided in the legal notice.

 

Integration of Services and Contents of Third-Parties

Our web pages contain links to other websites. Please note we have no influence on the design and content of these linked websites. We cannot accept any liability for the topicality, accuracy or completeness of the information they present. We expressly distance ourselves from all content of any linked pages. This applies to all links to external websites, as well as their respective content, featured on our web pages.

We integrate map data from Google Maps into our website. This requires that the IP address be forwarded so that the providers of this content (hereinafter referred to as "third-party providers") can see the user's IP address. Without the IP address, they cannot send the content to the user's browser. The IP address is necessary in order to view this content.

 

Changes to the Privacy Policy

Due to current developments, for example the amendment to the German Federal Data Protection Act, we will - if necessary - update this privacy policy and adjust the technical changes as required.

Source reference: https://www.e-recht24.de