Data protection declaration

We collect, use and store your personal data exclusively in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Data Protection Act of the Federal Republic of Germany. In the following we will inform you about the type, scope and purpose of data collection and use. 


Collection and processing of data

Every access to our website and every access to a file stored on this website is logged. This storage serves internal system-related and statistical purposes. To be logged: Name of the retrieved file, date and time of retrieval, amount of data transferred, notification of successful retrieval, web browser and inquiring domain. In addition, the IP addresses of the requesting computers are logged. Further personal data will only be collected if the user of the website and/or customer provides information voluntarily, e. g. within the scope of an enquiry or registration or to conclude a contract or via the settings of his browser.

Our website uses cookies. A cookie is a text file that is sent when you visit a website and stored temporarily on the hard disk of the website user and/or customer. If the corresponding server of our website is called up again by the user of the website and/or customer, the browser of the user of Wesbite and/or the customer sends the previously received cookie back to the server. The server can then evaluate the information obtained by this procedure in different ways. Cookies can be used, for example, to control the insertion of advertisements or to facilitate navigation on a website. If the user of the website and/or the customer wishes to prevent the use of cookies, he can do so by making local changes to his settings in the Internet browser used on his computer, i. e. the program for opening and viewing Internet pages (e. g. Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Opera or Safari).


Use and transfer of personal data

Insofar as the user has provided personal data to our website, we will only use this data for the purpose of responding to enquiries from website users and/or customers, for the processing of contracts concluded with website users and/or customers, and for technical administration purposes. Personal data will only be passed on to third parties or transmitted in any other way if this is necessary for the purpose of contract execution or for billing purposes or if the user of the website and/or customer has given his or her prior consent. The user of the website and/or customer has the right to revoke a given consent with effect for the future at any time.

Stored personal data will be deleted if the user of the website and/or customer withdraws his or her consent to the storage, if their knowledge is no longer necessary for the fulfilment of the purpose for which they were saved or if their storage is inadmissible for other legal reasons. Data for billing purposes and accounting purposes are not affected by a request for deletion. We collect and use personal data from you to the extent that this is necessary for these purposes.
By order of the competent authorities, we may disclose information about these data (inventory data) in individual cases, insofar as this is necessary for the purpose of criminal prosecution, to avert danger, to fulfil the legal duties of the constitutional protection authorities or the Military Counter-Intelligence Service or to enforce intellectual property rights.


Right to information

Upon written request, we will inform the user of the website and/or the customer about the data stored on his person. The enquiry must be sent to the address given in the imprint of the website. 


Using facebook’s “like" button.

Our website uses the Facebook "I like - button" of the social network facebook. com, which is operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA. In the following short "Facebook". The Facebook "like me - button" is marked with the Facebook logo of a "f".

If you visit a website on our website that contains the Facebook "like me button", your browser establishes a direct connection to the servers of Facebook. The content of the plugin is sent directly from Facebook to your browser and integrated into the website.

By integrating the plugins, Facebook receives the information that you have called up the corresponding page of our website. If you are logged in to Facebook, Facebook can assign the visit to your Facebook account. If you press the "Prevented Me Button" or leave a comment, the corresponding information will be sent directly from your browser to Facebook and stored there.

For the purpose and scope of data collection and further processing and use of the data by Facebook, as well as your rights and options to protect your privacy, please refer to the Facebook Privacy Notice.

If you do not want Facebook to collect information about you via our website, you must log out of Facebook before you visit our website.


Verwendung des Google "+1-Buttons"

Our website uses the Google "+1-Button", which is operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. The Google "+1-Button" is marked with the logo +1.

If you access a website of our website that contains the Google "+1-Button", your browser establishes a direct connection with the servers of Google. The content of the plugin will be sent directly to your browser by Google and integrated into the website.

By integrating the plugins, Google receives the information that you have called up the corresponding page of our website. If you are logged in to Google, Google can associate your visit with your Google Account. If you press the "+1-Button", the corresponding information is transmitted by your browser directly to Google and stored there.

The purpose and scope of the data collection and the further processing and use of the data by Google as well as your rights and options to protect your privacy can be found in the data protection information at Google.

If you do not want Google to receive data about you via our website, you must log out of Google before you visit our website.


Google Analytics

Our website uses the analysis service Google Analytics. This web analysis service is operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (hereinafter referred to as Google).

This analysis tool works on the basis of cookies. A cookie is a text file that is sent when you visit a website and stored temporarily on the hard drive of the user of the website in order to enable an analysis of your use of the website. The information stored by the cookie is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and then stored there.

As part of the IP anonymization process, your IP address will be shortened by Google within an EU member state or another state party to the agreement on the European Economic Area. On our behalf, Google will use the information you provide to generate a report on your use of the website. The IP address transmitted in the context of Google Analytics will not be merged with other data of Google. If you wish to prevent the use of cookies, you can do so by making local changes to your settings in the Internet browser used on your computer (e. g. Safari, Internet Explorer, Opera, Firefox, etc.), i. e. the program for opening and viewing Internet pages. You can also prevent Google's cookie from collecting and processing your data by downloading and installing a browser plug-in offered by Google at the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.



Source:  IT Law Hanover | Lawyer E. Strohmeyer