Data protection declaration

We collect and use your personal data exclusively within the framework of the provisions of the data protection law of the Federal Republic of Germany. In the following, we inform you about the nature, scope and purpose of the collection and use of personal data. You can find this information on our website at any time.

Data transmission and logging for internal system and statistical purposes

For technical reasons, your Internet browser transmits data automatically to our web server when you access our website. This includes the date and time of access, the URL of the referring website, the files retrieved, the amount of data transmitted, the browser type and version, the operating system and your IP address. This data will be saved separately from other data that you enter while using our website. It is not possible for us to match this data to a specific person. The data is analyzed for statistical purposes and then deleted.

Inventory data

If a contractual relationship is established between you and us, or provisions of such an agreement are to be specified or changed, we collect and use personal information from you to the extent necessary for those purposes. At the request of the competent authorities, we may provide information about this data in individual cases to the extent that this is required for the purposes of law enforcement, security, to meet the statutory duties of the constitutional protection authorities or military counterintelligence, or for the enforcement of intellectual property rights.

Usage data

We collect and use personal data from you to the extent necessary to permit or account for the use of our website (usage data). In particular, this includes characteristics about your identification and information on the beginning and end as well as the extent of the use of our Website.

For the purposes of advertising, market research and the demand-oriented design of our website, we may create user profiles using pseudonyms. You have the right to object to this use of your data. We cannot merge the user profiles with data about the bearer of the pseudonym.

At the request of the competent authorities, we may provide information about this data in individual cases to the extent that this is required for the purposes of law enforcement, security, to meet the statutory duties of the constitutional protection authorities or military counterintelligence, or for the enforcement of intellectual property rights.

Cookies

We use “cookies” to extend the functionality of our website and to make using it more convenient for you. With the help of these “cookies”, data can be stored on your computer when you access our website. You have the option of preventing the storage of cookies on your computer by changing the appropriate settings on your browser. This can however restrict the function of our Internet offer.

Right to information

As a user of our website, you have the right to demand information from us about the data stored about your person or your pseudonym. At your request, the information can be provided electronically.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files stored on your computer that allow analysis of the use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is normally sent to a Google server in the USA and stored there.

 

If IP anonymization is activated on this website, your IP address will then be shortened by Google within the Member States of the European Union or in other Contracting States to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. IP anonymization is active on this website. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports about website activities and to provide other services related to website and Internet usage to the site operator.

 

The IP address provided by your browser in the context of Google Analytics will not be merged with other data from Google. You can prevent the storage of cookies by changing the appropriate setting in your browser software. However, we would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to use all the functions of this website to their full extent. You can also prevent the collection of data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) by Google as well as the processing of your data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin found at the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.

Piwik

This website uses Piwik, an open-source software for statistical evaluation of visits to this website. Piwik uses “cookies”, which are text files stored on your computer that allow analysis of the use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website will be stored on the server of the site operator in Germany. The IP address is anonymized immediately after processing and before being stored. You can prevent the storage of cookies by changing the appropriate setting in your browser software. However, we would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to use all the functions of this website to their full extent.