We appreciate your interest in our company and your visit to our website. Data privacy and security in the use of our website are very important for us. We therefore like to inform you which kind of personal data is collected while visiting our website and for what kind of purposes it is used.
1. Scope of Application
2. Personal Data
Personal data means any information that can be used to collect personal or factual information about you (such as name, address, telephone number, date of birth or e-mail address). Information that is not referred to you personally (or only with disproportionate efforts), for example anonymous information, is not personal data.
3. Personal Information which will be Collected and Used
In principle, you can use our website without providing personal information.
If you use our contact form located on our Service-site we will ask you for your name, your e-mail address and your phone number. It is your decision whether you give us this information or not. However, without this information we can not fulfill your request or we may not be able or only partially able to offer you the desired services. You can also decide if more information about you will be included in the contact form.
If you send us an e-mail, we will use your personal data only in order to communicate with you. Of course we will not disclose your data to third parties.
4. How we Use your Information
We use your personal information only in order to provide you with a comprehensive service through our website or - if you use our contact form or send us an e-mail - to meet your wishes or your request for more information.
A further use of your personal data or a further transfer of your personal data to third parties or use of your data for marketing purposes will not take place.
5. Use of Anonymous Information / cookies
We do not create user profiles. Information from your visit to our website is stored on our servers only in anonymous form in order to support our various services, or for evaluation purposes. This general information is recorded for example when and which information you read or which pages are visited most frequently.
For these purposes, we use "cookies" (small text files containing configuration information). The cookies are used in particular in order to collect information about the frequency of use and the number of users on our websites. That way we can know which areas of our websites our users visit and how often corresponding sites are viewed.
The most browsers accept cookies automatically. You can deactivate the saving of cookies or set your browser to notify you before accepting cookies. Users that do not accept cookies may not be able to access certain areas of our site.
The use of our site is generally possible without accepting cookies.
Our website includes also plug-ins of the social network Facebook. These are exclusively operated by Facebook. The plug-ins are marked as part of our online presence through the so-called "Like" button. By visiting a sub-page of our website, which contains such a plug-in, your browser establishes a connection with the Facebook server which forwards the content of the plug-ins to your browser and then to the related site. In this way the information about the visit of our website will be transmitted to Facebook.
6. Usage of Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a service for web analysis of the Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics "cookies" (see section 5). The information generated by the cookie on your utilization of this website is, as a rule, transferred to a server of Google in the USA and is stored there. In the case of an activation of the IP-anonymization on this website, your IP number is shortened before by Google, however, within the member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Treaty on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP number be transferred to a server of Google in the USA and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information in order to evaluate your utilization of this website to compose reports on the website activities and to provide further services connected with the utilization of the website and the internet towards the operator of the website. The IP number that has been transferred by your browser in the context of Google Analytics will not be consolidated with other data of Google. You can prevent the storage of cookies by an accordant adjustment of your browser software; however, we point out that you may in this case not be able to use all functions of the website to the full extent, as the case may be. Furthermore, you may prevent the capture of the data generated by the cookie and related to your utilization of the website (incl. your IP number) to Google as well as the processing of these data by Google by downloading and installing the browser- plugin that is available under the following link. This is the current link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en
7. How we keep your information secure
Personal information provided by you through our website or an e-mail communication is safe. We commit ourselves to protecting your privacy and to keeping personal information private.
In order to avoid loss or misuse of data stored by us we take all the necessary technical and operational safety precautions that are regularly checked and updated. However, we would like to inform you that because of the constitution of the Internet, the rules of data protection and the security measures mentioned above may not be observed by others, persons or institutions beyond our control. Especially unencrypted data - even sent via e-mail - can be read by third parties. We have no technical influence to avoid this. The user has the responsibility to protect the information he provided from misuse by encryption or other means.
8. Links to Other Websites
9. Access to and accuracy of your information / Deletion
Personal information provided by you to us is saved only as long as it is permitted by law. On your request, we gladly inform you about the data we have saved about you. If incorrect data is saved by us, despite our efforts to provide accurate and current information, we correct it immediately. If you want the saved data to be deleted this deletion takes place immediately at your request. If a deletion is not possible for legal reasons, we block the relative information to avoid any further use. Please note that in this case we cannot offer you anymore the above mentioned services. Please contact us in these cases:
Tel.+49 8741 301-0
Fax+49 8741 301-300
10. Privacy officer