Privacy Statement

We take the protection of your privacy and the personal data that you make available to us very seriously. We consider compliance with the provisions of the Federal Data Protection Act a matter of course. In the following paragraphs, we inform you about the type of data we may collect and how we handle it.

 

Which personal data is collected and processed?
You can visit our websites without us requiring any personal details from you. We only obtain the name of your internet service provider, the website from which you visit us, and the individual pages that you access on our site. Personal data will only be collected and processed if you use certain services.

 

For what purposes do we collect and process personal data?
As we are constantly striving to improve our service offerings not only for our customers but also for ourselves in a continuous process, the above-mentioned general data is analyzed statistically.

If our Customer Service provides services to you, only the data that we need to provide those services will generally be collected. Where we ask you for further details, these will be provided on a voluntary basis.

The personal data will be processed exclusively for the purpose of providing the requested service and to secure our own justified business interests.

 

Will personal data be passed on to third parties?
Unless we have your explicit authorization, we shall not disclose, pass on, or sell your personal data to other companies or institutions or market them otherwise.

Different rules apply if we are obligated to disclose and pass on the data under the law or by a court order.

 

Data Security

We have put in place technical and organizational measures to protect the personal data you have made available against loss, destruction, manipulation, and unauthorized access. All our employees and any third parties involved in the data processing are bound to observe the Federal Data Protection Act and treat personal data confidentially.

We reserve the right to modify this statement at any time. It does not establish a contractual or other formal right with respect to or on behalf of any party.

In the event of problems or questions, you should contact our Data Protection Officer directly, who will be pleased to assist you.

 

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer to help the website analyse how visitors use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. In case IP anonymisation is activated on this website, your IP address will be truncated by Google within the area of Member States of the European Union or in other member states that are party to the Agreement of the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to and truncated by Google servers in the USA. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. You can prevent Google’s cookie-generated collection of data, referring to your use of the website (incl. your IP address), plus the processing of the data by downloading and installing the browser-plugin, which you can find here: Download Browser Plugin

You will find further information on conditions of use and data protection under the following links:

www.google.com/analytics/terms/us.html and www.google.com/intl/us/policies/.

 

Wired Minds

We use products of WiredMinds AG (www.wiredminds.de) for marketing and optimization purposes. These products collect and process your personal data and use it to create usage profiles under a pseudonym. These usage profiles are fully anonymized where possible and appropriate. We and WiredMinds employ cookies and/or Web beacons (also known as tracking pixels) on this Web site. We transfer the data we collect about you, which may also include personal data, to WiredMinds or WiredMinds gathers this data directly. WiredMinds is entitled to use information that you leave behind by visiting our Web sites to create anonymized usage profiles. The data collected shall not be used to personally identify visitors to this Web site without the express permission of the party affected and shall not be merged with personal data about the bearer of the pseudonym. Any IP addresses recorded are anonymized immediately by deleting the last number block. Permission to collect and store data in the future may be revoked at any time.

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Use of Facebook Remarketing

This website uses the “Custom Audiences” remarketing function of Facebook Inc. (“Facebook”). This function is used to present visitors to this website with adverts of relevant interest as part of a visit to the social network Facebook (Facebook Ads). The Facebook remarketing tag was implemented on this website for this purpose. By means of this tag, a direct connection to the Facebook servers is established when a user visits the website. A notification is sent to the Facebook server indicating that you visited this website, and Facebook assigns this information to your personal Facebook user account. For more information on the collection and use of the data by Facebook as well as your rights and ways to protect your privacy, please refer to Facebook’s Privacy Policy at https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/. Alternatively, you can deactivate the “Customer Audiences” remarketing function at https://www.facebook.com/settings/?tab=ads#_=_. You must be logged in to Facebook at the time.

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