Data protection act & In Scope
Provider and responsible body within the meaning of the General data protection regulation
The legal framework for data protection is the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
Collecting general information
With each access to this offer and the web-site, information is automatically collected by us or the web space provider. This information, also known as server log files, is in general nature and does not allow any conclusions to be drawn about your privacy.
Included are: name of the website, file, date, amount of data, web browser and web browser version, operating system, the domain name of your Internet provider, the so-called URL (the page from which you accessed our offer) and the IP address.
Collecting of general information is based on Article (6)(1) of GDPR.
Without this data, it would not be technically possible to deliver and display the contents of the website. In this respect, the collection of data is imperative. In addition, we use the anonymous information for statistical purposes. They help us to optimize the offer and the technology. In addition, we reserve the right to subsequently inspect the log files in case of suspected illegal use of our offer.
Handling of personal data
Definition: Personal data means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (‘data subject’); Art. (4)(1)
These personal data include the first name and name, the telephone number and the e-mail address. Personal information also includes information on hobbies, memberships and preferences as well as websites that have been accessed.
These data are only collected, used and, if necessary, passed on by the provider, provided the legislator expressly permits this or the user agrees to the collection, processing, use and disclosure of the data.
Handling of personal data is based on Article (6)(1) of GDPR.
Registration on our website
If you register on our website to receive personalized services, personal data will be collected. These include the name, address, telephone number and e-mail address as contact and communication data.
Provision of paid services & Contact form
In order for us to provide paid services, we ask additional data. This applies, for example, to the details of payment.
To ensure the security of your data during transmission, we use encryption techniques (such as SSL) over HTTPS that reflect the state of the art.
If you contact us via the online form or by e-mail, we will save the information you have provided in order to answer your request and to ask possible follow-up questions.
The processing of the data entered into the contact form / e-mail is therefore exclusively based on your consent (Art. (6) (1) GDPR).
Integration of services and contents of third parties
Our offer sometimes includes content, services and services from the other providers. These are, for example, maps provided by Google Maps, videos from YouTube as well as graphics and images from other websites. In order for these data to be accessed and displayed in the user’s browser, the transmission of the IP address is necessary. The providers (hereinafter referred to as “third-party provider”) thus perceive the IP address of the respective user.
Although we endeavor to use only third-party providers who only need the IP address to deliver content, we have no control over whether the IP address may be stored. This process is used in the case, inter alia, statistical purposes. If we are aware that the IP address is being stored, we will inform our users.
This website uses so-called cookies. These are text files that are stored on your computer from the server. They contain information about the browser, the IP address, the operating system and the Internet connection. We do not disclose this information to third parties or link it to personal data without their consent. In Recital 30 Online identifiers for profiling and identification how natural persons may be associated with online identifiers provided by their devices, applications, tools and protocols, etc.. Cookies aswell find its base on Art. (6)(1) of GDPR.
Use of Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, 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. However, due to the activation of IP anonymization on these websites, your IP address will be shortened beforehand by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the US 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 related to website activity and internet usage to the website operator. 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. We point out, however, that in this case you may not be able to use all functions of this website in full.
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: Browser Add On to disable Google Analytics.
Facebook social plug-in
We include Facebook social networking plug-ins (Address: 1601 South California Ave., Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA) on our websites. You will recognise the plug-ins – an overview can be found here: http://developers.facebook.com/docs/Plug-ins/ – on Like-Button (Like) or the Facebook logo.
If you call one of our websites with Facebook plug-in, a direct connection to Facebook will be established. We have no control over the type and extent of data collected, stored and processed by Facebook. We can only inform you according to our knowledge.
Facebook will be informed via the plug-in that you have accessed the corresponding website of our offer. This also applies to users who are not registered with Facebook. In this case, there is the possibility that Facebook stores the IP address.
If you are a member of Facebook and logged in, the call of a website with Facebook plug-in can be clearly assigned to your user account on Facebook. In addition, the plug-ins transmit all interactions, for example, if you use the Like button or leave a comment.
To prevent Facebook from storing information about you, please log out of Facebook before visiting our websites. You can also block the plug-ins with add-ons for the browser (for example, “Facebook Blocker”).
Twitter social plugin
This offer uses features of the Twitter service. This is provided by Twitter, Inc., 1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. Twitter offers the so-called “Tweet” function. If you use the function of Twitter on our websites, the websites you visit will be linked to your Twitter account and may be shared with other users. This data is also transmitted to Twitter.
Personal data is stored according to the principles of data avoidance and data economy only as long as required or required by law (legal storage period). If the purpose of the information collected is omitted or the storage period ends, we block or delete the data.
Your rights to information, correction, suspension, cancellation and opposition
You have the right, upon request, to request information free of charge about the personal data stored by us, and / or to request a correction, blocking or deletion. Exceptions: These are the required data storage for business transactions or the data are subject to the statutory retention requirement.