• Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy clarifies the nature, scope and purpose of the processing of personal data (hereinafter referred to as "Data") in the course of delivering our services as well as in our online offering and the associated websites, functions and content as well as external online presence, such as our social media profiles (hereinafter collectively referred to as "Online Offering"). With regard to the terminology used, such as "processing" and "controller", we make reference to the definitions in Article 4 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
Controller

Data Protection Officer:

Wolfgang Trostel
Tel.: 07131-26280
E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Nature of processed data

- Stock data (e.g. personal master data, names or addresses).
- Contact data (e.g. e-mail, telephone numbers).
- Content data (e.g. text input, photographs, videos).
- Usage data (e.g. websites visited, interest in content, access times).
- Meta/communication data (e.g. device information, IP addresses).
Categories of data subjects

Visitors and users of the Online Offering (we collectively refer to the data subjects as 'Users' in the following).
Purpose of processing

- Provision of the Online Offering, its functions and content.
- Response to contact requests and communication with users.
- Security measures.
- Reach measurement/Marketing

Relevant legal basis

In accordance with Article 13 GDPR, we inform you of the legal basis of our data processing. The following applies to users from the area to which the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) applies, i.e. the EU and the EEC, where the legal basis is not specified in the Privacy Policy:
The legal basis for obtaining consent is Article 6 Paragraph 1 lit. a and Article 7 GDPR;
The legal basis for processing in delivering our services and performing contractual measures as well as responding to requests is Article 6 Paragraph 1 lit. b GDPR;
The legal basis for processing for the purposes of fulfilling our legal obligations is Article 6 Paragraph 1 lit. c GDPR.
The legal basis for processing for the purposes of safeguarding our legitimate interests is Article 6 Paragraph 1 lit. f GDPR.

Security measures

In accordance with the statutory specifications and taking account of the state of the art, implementation costs and the nature, scope, circumstances and purposes of processing as well as the differing probability of occurrence and severity of the risk to the rights and freedoms of natural persons, we take suitable technical and organisational measures in order to guarantee a level of protection appropriate to the risk.

In particular, the measures include securing the confidentiality, integrity and availability of Data by monitoring physical access to Data and their retrieval, the input, forwarding, securing of availability and their separation. Furthermore, we have established procedures that ensure compliance with the rights of data subjects, erasure of Data and response to threats to the Data. We also take account of the protection of personal data in the development or selection of hardware, software as well as procedures in accordance with the principle of data protection on the basis of technology engineering and privacy-friendly settings.

Cooperation with processors, collective controllers and third parties

Insofar as we disclose Data to other persons and companies (processors, collective controllers or third parties) in the course of our processing, transfer these to them or otherwise grant them access to the Data, this will only take place on the basis of legal authorisation (e.g. where transmission of Data to a third party, such as a payment provider, is required for the purposes of fulfilling a contract), users have consented, a statutory obligation stipulates this or on the basis of our legitimate interests (e.g. when using authorised representatives, web hosting services, etc.).

Insofar as we disclose Data to other companies in our group, transmit these to them or otherwise grant them access, this will take place as a legitimate interest, especially for administrative purposes, and furthermore on a basis that accords with statutory requirements.

Transmission to third countries

Insofar as we process Data in a third country (i.e. outside of the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) or the Swiss Confederation) or this will take place in the course of using services of third parties or disclosure or transmission of Data to other persons or companies, this will only occur where it occurs for the purposes of our (pre-)contractual obligations, on the basis of your consent, on account of a statutory obligation or on the basis of our legitimate interests. Subject to statutory or contractual authorisations, we only process or arrange for the processing of Data in a third country where the legal requirements are met. This means that processing takes place on the basis of special guarantees, such as the officially recognised determination of a level of data protection adequate for the EU (e.g. for the USA on the basis of the Privacy Shield) or observance of officially recognised special contractual obligations.

Processing for business purposes

In addition, we process
- contract data (e.g. subject matter of the contract, term, customer category).
- payment data (e.g. bank details, payment history)
of our customers, interested parties and business partners for the purpose of delivering services under the contract, service and customer care, marketing, advertising and market research.

Administration, accounting, office organisation, contact administration

We process Data in the course of administrative tasks and the organisation of our business, accounting and compliance with statutory obligations, such as archiving. In doing this, we process the same Data that we process in delivering our services under the contract. The bases of processing are Article 6 Paragraph 1 lit. c GDPR and Article 6 Paragraph 1 lit. f GDPR. Customers, interested parties, business partners and website visitors are affected by processing. The purpose of and our interest in processing is administration, accounting, office organisation and archiving of Data, i.e. tasks that serve to maintain our business activities, perform our duties and deliver our services. The erasure of Data with regard to contractual services and contractual communication corresponds to the information specified in these processing activities.

We disclose or transmit Data to finance management, consultants, such as tax consultants or auditors, and other fee authorities and payment providers.

We also store information on suppliers, organisers and other business parties on the basis of our business interests, e.g. for the purposes of establishing contact in the future. We generally store these Data, which mostly pertain to companies, on a permanent basis.

Business analyses and market research

In order to run our business efficiently and identify market trends, the wishes of contractual partners and users, we analyse the Data available to us pertaining to business transactions, contracts, requests, etc. In doing so, we process stock data, communication data, contractual data, payment data, usage data and metadata on the basis of Article 6 Paragraph 1 lit. f GDPR. Data subjects include contractual partners, interested parties, customers and users of our Online Offering.

Analyses are conducted for the purposes of business assessments as well as of marketing and market research. In the process, we can take into account the profiles of registered users. e.g. in relation to the services used by them. Analyses help us to increase user-friendliness and optimise our offering and operating efficiency. Analyses are intended for our own use and are not disclosed to third parties, except for cases of anonymous analyses with combined values.

If these analyses or profiles involve personal data, they are erased or anonymised once the user cancels, otherwise after two years from formation of the contract. Apart from that, the overall business analyses and general determinations on trends are generated anonymously as far as possible.

Privacy notices in application procedures

We process applicant data to the extent that this is necessary for the decision regarding employment or, once employment has commenced, for the execution or termination thereof (Section 26 Federal Data Protection Act) or where the applicant has voluntarily agreed (Article 6 Paragraph 1 lit. a GDPR).

The application procedure requires that applicants send us applicant data. Insofar as we provide an online form, the necessary applicant data are marked, otherwise they derive from the job descriptions and generally include information on the person, postal and contact addresses and the documents pertaining to the application, such as the cover letter, rCV and references. Applicant may also send us additional information on a voluntary basis.

By sending the application to us, applicants agree to the processing of their Data for the purpose of the application procedure corresponding to the nature and extent set out in this Privacy Policy.

To the extent that special categories of personal data as set out in Article 9 Paragraph 1 GDPR are voluntarily disclosed in the course of the application procedure, they are processed pursuant to Article 9 Paragraph 2 lit. b GDPR (e.g. health data, such as severe disability and ethnic origin). To the extent that special categories of personal data as set out in Article 9 Paragraph 1 GDPR are requested from applicants in the course of the application procedure, these are processed pursuant to Article 9 Paragraph 2 lit. a GDPR (e.g. health data where these are required for professional activity).

Where provided, applicants can send us their applications using an online form on our website. Data are transmitted to us in encrypted form according to the state of the art.
Applicants can also send us their applications via e-mail. Please note that e-mails are generally not sent in encrypted form and applicants need to see to encryption themselves. For this reason, we cannot assume any responsibility for the application transmission channel between the sender and recipient on our server and therefore recommend using an online form or sending by post. Instead of applying using the online form and e-mail, applicants also have the option of sending us their application by post.

The Data provided by applicants may be further processed by us in the event of a successful application for the purpose of employment. Otherwise, the Data of applicants are erased where the application for a vacancy is not successful. The Data of applicants are also erased where an application is withdrawn, which applicants are entitled to do at any time.

Subject to a legitimate withdrawal on the part of the applicant, erasure will take place following the expiry of a period of six months; this allows us to respond to any follow-up questions regarding the application and to fulfil our obligations to provide supporting documents arising from the Equal Treatment Act. Invoices for any travel cost reimbursement are archived in line with fiscal regulations.

Talent pool

In the course of the application process, we offer applicants the option of being included in our talent pool for a period of two years on the basis of consent as set out in Article 6 Paragraph 1 lit. a and Article 7 GDPR.

The application documents in the talent pool are only processed in the context of future job openings and the recruitment of employees, and are destroyed once this period has expired at the latest. Applicants are informed that their consent to being included in the talent pool is voluntary, has no influence on the current application procedure and they are entitled to revoke this consent at any time with future effect and object as set out in Article 21 GDPR.

Registration function

Users can set up a user account. In the course of registration, the required mandatory information is disclosed to users and processed on the basis of Article 6 Paragraph 1 lit. b GDPR for the purposes of providing the user account. The Data processed specifically include the login information (name, password and an e-mail address). The Data entered during registration are used for the purposes of using the user account and for its purpose.

Users are entitled to be provided with information relevant to their user account, e.g. technical changes, via e-mail. Where users have cancelled their user account, their Data relating to the user account are erased subject to a statutory retention period. Users are required to secure their Data before the end of the contract should they cancel their account. We are entitled to irretrievably erase all user data stored during the term of the contract.

When our registration and login functions or user accounts are used, we store the IP address and time of the respective user activity. Storage takes place on the basis of our legitimate interests as well as those of users in protection against misuse and other unauthorised use. As a matter of principle, these Data are not forwarded to third parties, unless this is necessary for the purposes of pursuing our claims or there is a legal obligation pursuant to Article 6 Paragraph 1 lit. c GDPR. The IP addresses are rendered anonymous or erased within 7 days.

Making contact

When contact is made with us (e.g. via contact form, e-mail, telephone or social media), user data are processed for the purposes of processing the contact request and handling such pursuant to Article 6 Paragraph 1 lit. b (within (pre-)contractual relations), Article 6 Paragraph 1 lit. f (other requests) GDPR. User data may be stored in a customer relationship management system (CRM system) or comparable request system.

We erase requests where they are no longer required. We review the requirement for them every two years; the statutory archiving obligations also apply.

Newsletter

In the following we outline information on the content of our newsletter and the registration, sending and statistical analysis procedures as well as your rights to object. By subscribing to our newsletter, you agree to receive it, and to the procedure described.

Content of the newsletter: We only send newsletters, e-mails and other electronic notifications with advertising information (hereinafter "Newsletter") with the consent of the recipient or legal authorisation. Where the contents of the Newsletter are specifically outlined in the course of registering for it, they are decisive for the consent of users. Our Newsletters also contain information on our services.

Double opt-in and logging: Registration for our Newsletter takes place in what is known as a double opt-in procedure. This means that once you have registered you will receive an e-mail asking you to confirm your registration. This confirmation is key to ensuring that no one registers with third-party e-mail addresses. Registrations for the Newsletter are logged in order to document the registration process in accordance with legal requirements. This includes recording the time of registration and confirmation as well as the IP address. Changes to your Data stored by the delivery service are also recorded.

Registration data: Providing your e-mail address is sufficient to register for the Newsletter. You also have the option of providing your name so that you can be personally addressed in the Newsletter.

The Newsletter is sent and its performance assessed on the basis of the consent of the recipients pursuant to Article 6 Paragraph 1 lit. a, Article 7 GDPR in conjunction with Section 7 Paragraph 2 Clause 3 of the Unfair Competition Act (UWG) or, in the event that consent is not required, on the basis of our legitimate interests in direct marketing pursuant to Article 6 Paragraph 1 lit. f GDPR in conjunction with Section 7 Paragraph 3 UWG.

The registration procedure is logged on the basis of our legitimate interests pursuant to Article 6 Paragraph 1 lit. f GDPR. Our interest is focused on the operation of a user-friendly and secure newsletter system, which serves our business interests, meets the expectations of users and allows us to document consent.

Cancellation/revocation: You can cancel your subscription to our Newsletter at any time, i.e. revoke your consent. You can find a link for cancelling your subscription at the end of each Newsletter. We are entitled to store the e-mail addresses that have de-registered for up to three years on the basis of our legitimate interests before we erase them so that we can document the consent previously granted. The processing of these Data is limited to the purpose of potentially preventing claims. An individual request for cancellation can be submitted at any time, provided that the previous existence of consent is confirmed.

Hosting and e-mail delivery

The hosting services used by us serve to provide the following services: Infrastructure and platform services, computing capacity, memory and database services, e-mail delivery, security services and technical maintenance services that we use for the purpose of running our Online Offering.

We process, or our hosting provider processes, stock data, contact data, content data, contract data, use data, meta and communication data of customers, interested parties and visitors to this Online Offering on the basis of our legitimate interests in the efficient and secure provision of this Online Offering in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 lit. f GDPR in conjunction with Article 28 GDPR (formation of order processing contract).

Collection of access data and log files

We collect, or our hosting provider collects, Data on each instance of access on the server where this service is located on the basis of our legitimate interests as set out in Article 6 Paragraph 1 lit. f GDPR (log files). Access data include the name of website retrieved, file, date and time of retrieval, data quantity transferred, report on successful retrieval, browser type and version, the operating system of the user, referrer URL (the site previously visited), IP address and requesting provider.

Log file information is stored for a maximum period of 7 days and then erased for security reasons (e.g. for the purposes of clarifying misuse or fraudulent activity). Data for which further retention is required for evidence purposes are exempted from erasure until the incident in question has been clarified.

Use of cookies

Cookies are used on this website. Cookies are small text files that are sent from our web server to your end device (PC, notebook, smartphone or tablet) when you visit this website and stored there in the Internet browser you are using. The cookies used can fulfil a variety of functions. The following subsections provide information on the different purposes of the different cookies that may be used.

You can adjust the settings in your browser so that you are informed of the setting of cookies. This makes the use of cookies transparent. In addition, you can adjust the settings in your browser so that it generally does not accept any cookies or only rejects cookies from certain providers. However, please note that in this case you might not be able to use the functions of this website to their full extent.

On the basis of our legitimate interests (i.e. interests in the analysis, optimisation and efficient operation of our Online Offering as set out in Article 6 Paragraph 1 lit. f GDPR), we use cookies from the following third-party providers:

a) Google Tag Manager

Google Tag Manager is a service that we use to manage what are known as website tags via an interface (and thus integrate Google Analytics and other Google marketing services into our Online Offering). Tag Manager itself, which implements the tags, does not process any personal data of users. With regard to the processing of personal data of users, we make reference to the following information on Google services. Use policy: https://www.google.com/analytics/tag-manager/use-policy/

b) Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google LLC (Google). Google uses cookies. The information generated by the cookie on the use of the Online Offering by users is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there.

Google is certified under the Privacy Shield and thus provides a guarantee of compliance with European data protection legislation (https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active).

Google will use this information on our behalf to analyse the use of our Online Offering by users, compile reports on activities within the Online Offering and provide us with other services associated with the use of this Online Offering and Internet use. Pseudonymous usage profiles of users may be created with the processed Data.

We only use Google Analytics with activated IP anonymisation. This means that the IP address of users is shortened within member states of the European Union or in other States party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. The full IP address is only transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there in exceptional cases.

The IP address transmitted by the browser of the user is not combined with other Google data. Users can prevent the storage of cookies by adjusting the appropriate setting of their browser software; users can also prevent the recording of the Data generated by the cookie related to their use of the Online Offering by Google as well as the processing of these Data by downloading and installing the browser plugin available via the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.

Further information on the use of Data by Google as well as settings and opt-out options can be found in Google's Privacy Policy (https://policies.google.com/technologies/ads) and in the settings for the display of advertising by Google (https://adssettings.google.com/authenticated).

The personal data of users are erased after 14 months or anonymised.

c) Google Universal Analytics

We use Google Analytics in the form of Universal Analytics. Universal Analytics refers to a procedure of Google Analytics in which the user analysis is carried out on the basis of a pseudonymous user ID and a pseudonymous profile of the user is created with information resulting from the use of various devices (what is known as "cross-device tracking").

d) Google AdSense with personalised advertising

We use Google AdSense, a service of Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA ("Google").

Google is certified under the Privacy Shield and thus provides a guarantee of compliance with European data protection legislation (https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active).

We use the service AdSense which inserts advertising on our website and we are rewarded for the insertion or other use. Usage data, such as an advertisement being clicked on and the IP address of users, are processed for these purposes; the IP address is shortened by the last digits. The processing of user data therefore takes place on a pseudonymous basis.

We use AdSense with personalised advertising. On the basis of apps used or websites visited by users and the user profiles created in this way, Google draws conclusions about their interests. Advertisers use this information to gear their campaigns towards these interests, which is beneficial to both users and advertisers. Advertising is then personalised for Google where recorded or known Data determine or influence the selection of advertisements. These include previous search queries, activities, website visits, the use of apps, demographic and location information. This specifically includes demographic targeting, targeting of interest categories, remarketing and targeting of customer comparison lists and target group lists that have been uploaded to DoubleClick Bid Manager or Campaign Manager.

Further information on the use of Data by Google as well as settings and opt-out options can be found in Google's Privacy Policy (https://policies.google.com/technologies/ads) and in the settings for the display of advertising by Google (https://adssettings.google.com/authenticated).

e) Google AdWords and conversion tracking

We use services of Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA ("Google").

Google is certified under the Privacy Shield and thus provides a guarantee of compliance with European data protection legislation (https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active).

We use the online marketing service Google AdWords for the purposes of placing advertisements in the Google advertising network (e.g. in search results, videos, on websites) so that they are shown to users who have a presumed interest in the advertisements. This allows us to display advertisements for and within our Online Offering in a more targeted manner in order to only present advertisements to users who will be potentially interested in them. If a user is shown advertisements for products which he/she has shown interest in on other online offerings, this is referred to as remarketing. A code is executed directly by Google and (re)marketing tags (invisible graphics or codes also referred to as "web beacons") are integrated into the website for these purposes when our and other websites on which the Google advertising network is active are accessed. This makes it possible for an individual cookie, i.e. a small text file, to be stored on the device of the user (comparable technology can be used instead of cookies). Which websites the user visited, what content he/she is interested in and what offers the user has clicked on are recorded in this file. It also details technical information pertaining to the browser and operating system, referring websites, visit time and other Data on the use of the Online Offering.

We also receive an individual conversion cookie. The information obtained with the aid of the cookie helps Google to generate conversion statistics for us. However, we only find out the anonymous total number of users who clicked on our advertisement and were redirected to a page with a conversion tracking tag. We do not receive any information that can be used to personally identify users.

The Data of users are processed in pseudonymous format within the Google advertising network. This means that Google does not store and process the name or e-mail address of users; instead it processes the respective Data related to the cookies within pseudonymous user profiles. From Google's point of view, the advertisements are not managed and displayed for a specific identified person, but rather for the cookie holder, regardless of who the cookie holder is. This does not apply where a user has expressly authorised Google to process Data without this pseudonymisation. The information collected about users is transmitted to Google and stored on Google servers in the USA.

Further information on the use of Data by Google as well as settings and opt-out options can be found in Google's Privacy Policy (https://policies.google.com/technologies/ads) and in the settings for the display of advertising by Google (https://adssettings.google.com/authenticated).

You can also object to the use of cookies that serve to determine reach and advertising purposes by visiting the opt-out page of the Network Advertising Initiative (http://optout.networkadvertising.org/) and the US website (http://www.aboutads.info/choices) or the European website (http://www.youronlinechoices.com/uk/your-ad-choices/).

Online social media presence

We maintain an online presence within social networks and platforms in order to communicate with customers, interested parties and users active there and inform them about our services.

Please note that user data may be processed outside of the European Union in the course of this. This may result in risks for the users, for example because it makes asserting user rights more difficult. With regard to US providers that are certified under the Privacy Shield, please note that they are required to comply with the data protection standards of the EU.

Generally speaking, user data are also processed for market research and advertising purposes. Usage profiles can therefore be created from the user behaviour and the resultant interests of users. In turn, the usage profiles can be used to place advertisements on and outside of the platforms which are presumed to match the interests of the users. As a rule, cookies are stored on the computers of users where the use behaviour and interests of users are stored for these purposes. Data can also be stored in the usage profiles irrespective of the devices used by users (particularly where users are members of the respective platforms and are logged into these).

The personal data of users are processed on the basis of our legitimate interests in effectively informing users and communicating with them pursuant to Article 6 Paragraph 1 lit. f GDPR. Should users be asked to consent to the aforementioned data processing by the respective providers of the platforms, the legal basis of processing is Article 6 paragraph 1 lit. a, Article 7 GDPR.

Please refer to the following linked information of providers for a detailed description of the respective processing types and opt-out options.

In the event of requests for access and the assertion of user rights, please note that it is most effective to take up your claim with the providers. Only the providers have access to the Data of users and can take direct, appropriate action and provide information. Should you still require assistance, you may contact us.

- Facebook pages and groups (Facebook Ireland Ltd., 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbour, Dublin 2, Ireland) on the basis of an agreement regarding joint processing of personal data - Privacy Policy: https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/, especially for pages: https://www.facebook.com/legal/terms/information_about_page_insights_data, Opt-Out: https://www.facebook.com/settings?tab=ads and http://www.youronlinechoices.com, Privacy Shield: https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt0000000GnywAAC&status=Active.

Information pursuant to Article 26 Paragraph 2 GDPR: There is a relationship with Facebook Ireland Ltd pursuant to Article 26 Paragraph 1 GDPR (shared responsibility). Within this framework, it operates the entire IT infrastructure of the service, has its own Privacy Policy, maintains a special user relationship with you (insofar as you are a registered user of Facebook) and, alongside us, is responsible for the erasure of illegal or inappropriate posts and content on the site. Facebook is also solely responsible for all questions regarding the Data of your user profile, to which we have no access as a company. Facebook has no influence on the processing of your Data carried out by us in the course of customer communication or competitions.

Should you wish to exercise your rights as a data subject in respect of data processing which we have influence on, please contact us. We then review your request (for example, access request or objection) ourselves or, where necessary, forward it to the responsible social media platform, provided that your request involves data processing on the part of the operator of the social media network.

- Google/YouTube (Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA) - Privacy Policy: https://policies.google.com/privacy, opt-out: https://adssettings.google.com/authenticated, Privacy Shield: https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active.

- Instagram (Instagram Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA, 94025, USA) - Privacy Policy/Opt-out: http://instagram.com/about/legal/privacy/.

- Twitter (Twitter Inc., 1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA) - Privacy Policy: https://twitter.com/de/privacy, opt-out: https://twitter.com/personalization, Privacy Shield: https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt0000000TORzAAO&status=Active.

- LinkedIn (LinkedIn Ireland Unlimited Company Wilton Place, Dublin 2, Ireland) - Privacy Policy https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy, opt-out: https://www.linkedin.com/psettings/guest-controls/retargeting-opt-out, Privacy Shield: https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt0000000L0UZAA0&status=Active.

- Xing (XING AG, Dammtorstraße 29-32, 20354 Hamburg, Germany) - Privacy Policy/Opt-out: https://privacy.xing.com/en/privacy-policy.

Integration of third-party services and content

We use content or service offerings of third-party providers within our Online Offering on the basis of our legitimate interests (i.e. interest in the analysis, optimisation and efficient operation of our Online Offering as set out in Article 6 Paragraph 1 lit. f GDPR) in order to integrate their content and services, such as videos or fonts (hereinafter uniformly referred to as "Content").

This always requires that the third-party providers of this Content use the IP address of the user, as they would not be able to send to content to his/her browser without the IP address. The IP address is therefore required to display this content. We endeavour to only use such content where the respective providers only use the IP address to deliver the content. Third-party providers can also use pixel tags (invisible graphics, also referred to as "web beacons") for statistical or marketing purposes. Pixel tags can be used to analyse information such as visitor traffic on the pages of this website. The pseudonymous information can also be stored in cookies on the device of the user and may contain technical information on the browser and operating system, referring websites, visit time and other Data on the use of the Online Offering, and can be combined with such information from other sources.

YouTube

We incorporate videos from the YouTube platform of the provider Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Privacy Policy: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/, opt-out: https://adssettings.google.com/authenticated.

Google Fonts

We incorporate Google Fonts of the provider Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Privacy Policy: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/, opt-out: https://adssettings.google.com/authenticated.

Google Maps

We incorporate the Google Maps service of the provider Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. The processed data may particularly include IP addresses and location data of users, however these are not collected without their consent (this generally takes place in the settings of their mobile devices). Data may be processed in the USA. Privacy Policy: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/, opt-out: https://adssettings.google.com/authenticated.

Rights of data subjects

You have the right to request confirmation as to whether personal data are being processed and access to these Data as well as to other information and a copy of the Data in accordance with statutory regulations.

Pursuant to statutory regulations, you have the right to request the completion of Data concerning you or the rectification of incorrect Data concerning you.

In accordance with statutory regulations, you have the right to request that personal data be erased immediately or, in accordance with statutory regulations, request the restriction of data processing.

You have the right to request that the Data concerning you that you have provided to us be sent to you in accordance with the statutory regulations and to request that these be transmitted to another controller.

Pursuant to statutory regulations, you also have the right to lodge a complaint with the respective supervisory authority.

Right of revocation

You have the right to revoke consent previously granted with future effect.

Right of revocation

You are entitled to object to the future processing of the Data concerning you at any time in accordance with statutory regulations. You can specifically object to processing for the purposes of direct advertising.

Cookies and right of objection in case of direct advertising

Cookies are small files that are stored on the computers of users. A variety of information can be stored in cookies. The primary purpose of a cookies is to store Data pertaining to a user (or the device on which the cookie is stored) during or after his/her visit to an Online Offering. Temporary cookies, also referred to as session or transient cookies, are cookies that are deleted when a user exits an Online Offering and closes his/her browser. Such a cookie might contain the contents of a shopping basket in an online shop or a login status. Permanent or persistent cookies are cookies that remain stored when the browser is closed. The login status can be stored if users visit again after several days. The interests of users, which are used to determine reach or for marketing purposes, can also be stored in this type of cookie. Third-party cookies are cookies provided by providers other than the controller who operates the Online Offering (these are otherwise called first-party cookies where they are provided by the controller only).

We can use temporary and permanent cookies and provide detailed information on this in our Privacy Policy.

Should the user prefer that cookies not be stored on his/her computer, they are asked to disable the appropriate option in the system settings of their browser. Stored cookies can be deleted in the system settings of the browser. The exclusion of cookies may lead to the functions of this Online Offering being restricted.

You can object in general to the use of cookies for the purposes of online marketing with a number of services, particularly in the case of tracking, via the US website http://www.aboutads.info/choices/ or the European website http://www.youronlinechoices.com/. Furthermore, the storage of cookies can be managed by disabling them in the browser settings. Please note that it might not be possible to use all functions of this Online Offering in this case.

Erasure of data

Data processed by us are erased in accordance with statutory regulations or restricted in their processing. Unless expressly stated in this Privacy Policy, the Data we store are erased as soon as they are no longer required for their designated purpose and erasure does not conflict with any statutory retention obligations.

Should the Data not be erased because they are required for other legally permitted purposes, their processing will be restricted. This means that the Data are blocked and not processed for other purposes. This applies to Data that need to be retained for commercial or fiscal reasons.

Amendments and updates to the Privacy Policy

We kindly ask that you regularly familiarise yourself with the content of our Privacy Policy. We will make adjustments to the Privacy Policy where amendments to the data processing carried out by us require this. We will inform you if your cooperation (e.g. consent) or another type of individual notification is required.

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