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Please note that data transmission over the Internet (for example, when communicating via e-mail) may have security vulnerabilities. A complete protection of the data from access by third parties is not possible.
General data collection and data processing
With each visit and the use of the Internet sites of the provider are from this or the web space provider as access data IP address and provider of the requesting computer, retrieved web page and retrieved data, date and time of retrieval, transferred amount of data, notification of successful retrieval, Identification data of the browser and operating system used by the requesting computer as well as the previously visited website (website, from which access to the provider's website) is detected. The collection and processing of the aforementioned access data takes place only for the purposes of system administration, system security, the optimization of the offer and statistical evaluations. The provider reserves the right to subsequently evaluate the access data in the event of unlawful use and unlawful attack on the provider's Internet pages, insofar as there is sufficient suspicion due to specific clues.
Concept of personal data
Personal data are according to § 3 Abs. 1 BDSG individual information on personal or material circumstances of a particular or identifiable natural person. These data include, for example, name, address, e-mail address or telephone number. Usage data is also part of personal data. Collection of personal data Personal data are only collected by the provider to the extent permitted by law or you consent to the collection of the data. Consent will be accepted in case of contact with the provider by e-mail or by contact form of the latter, your data will be stored in this case for the purpose of processing your request. After complete completion of the processing, your data will be deleted, as long as there is no legal storage obligation.
The internet pages partly use so-called cookies. Cookies do not harm your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies serve to make our offer more user-friendly, effective and secure. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and stored by your browser. Most of the cookies we use are so-called "session cookies". They are automatically deleted after your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your device until you delete them. These cookies allow us to recognize your browser the next time you visit. You can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and allow cookies only in individual cases, the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or generally exclude and enable the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. Disabling cookies may limit the functionality of this website.
Third Party Content and Services
The provider reserves the right to integrate third-party services and content, such as Google Maps maps, YouTube videos, third-party graphics, RSS feeds, etc. in its website. Successfully displaying this content requires a third-party query of your IP address. The provider endeavors to include only those offers from third parties in its Internet offer, which use the requested IP address only for the successful presentation of the respective offer. However, the use of your IP address for additional statistical purposes can not be ruled out by the provider. In the case of a positive knowledge thereof, the provider will point this out separately.
Provision of paid services
If you wish to use the services and services offered on our website, we may need to collect further data from you for billing purposes and for security reasons. This is usually about your name, a valid e-mail address and, if necessary, your address and telephone number as well as more information depending on the individual case. It may also involve content that allows us to verify the information provided, such as your ownership of the email address provided. We must ensure, for legal reasons, that you really want to receive the services offered and that we can properly invoice you for the service. We work in payment transactions to secure your data with the encryption standard SSL, recognizable by the browser line "https: //".
The provider has integrated components from PayPal on this website. PayPal is an online payment service provider. Payments are made through so-called PayPal accounts, which are virtual private or business accounts. In addition, PayPal has the ability to process virtual payments through credit cards if a user does not have a PayPal account. A PayPal account is managed via an email address, which is why there is no classic account number. PayPal makes it possible to initiate online payments to third parties or to receive payments.
PayPal also takes on trustee functions and offers buyer protection services. The European operating company of PayPal is PayPal (Europe) S.à.r.l. & Cie. S.C.A., 22-24 Boulevard Royal, 2449 Luxembourg, Luxembourg. If the data subject selects "PayPal" as a payment option during the order process in our online shop, data of the data subject will be automatically transmitted to PayPal.
By selecting this payment option, the data subject consents to the transfer of personal data required for payment processing. The personal data sent to PayPal are usually first name, last name, address, email address, IP address, telephone number, mobile phone number or other data required for payment processing. For the execution of the purchase contract, also such personal data are necessary, which are in connection with the respective order. The purpose of the transmission of the data is payment processing and fraud prevention. The controller will provide PayPal with personally identifiable information, in particular if there is a legitimate interest in the transfer. The personal data exchanged between PayPal and the controller may be transferred by PayPal to credit reporting agencies.
You can register for our newsletter on our website. We need your e-mail address for this. In addition, we must verify that you are the owner of the given e-mail address and wish to receive the newsletter, in compliance with the relevant legal regulations. We therefore collect information that makes such a review possible. The data collected in this context serve to send and receive the newsletter. They do not have a different purpose and will not be shared with third parties. Apart from the information required for sending out the newsletter, no further data will be collected from our site. Since the sending and receiving of the newsletter depends on your consent, you can revoke this consent to the collection and storage of your data at any time without stating reasons. Use the "unsubscribe link" provided in the newsletter.
The newsletter of the provider contain so-called counting pixels. A counting pixel is a miniature graphic that is embedded in such emails that are sent in HTML format to enable log file recording and log file analysis. This allows a statistical evaluation of the success or failure of online marketing campaigns. Based on the embedded pixel count, the provider can detect whether and when an e-mail was opened by an affected person and which links in the e-mail were called by the person concerned. Such personal data collected via the counting pixels contained in the newsletters will be stored and evaluated by the controller in order to optimize the delivery of newsletters and to better adapt the content of future newsletters to the interests of the data subject. This personal data will not be disclosed to third parties. Affected persons are at any time entitled to revoke the separate declaration of consent made via the double-opt-in procedure. After revocation, this personal data will be deleted by the controller. A deregistration from receipt of the newsletter, the provider automatically indicates a withdrawal.
Server log files
The provider of the pages automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files, which your browser automatically transmits to us. These are: • Browser type and browser version • used operating system • Referrer URL • Host name of the accessing computer • Time of the server request These data can not be assigned to specific persons. A merge of this data with other data sources will not be done. We reserve the right to check this data retrospectively, if we become aware of specific indications for illegal use.
You can prevent the storage of cookies by a corresponding setting of your browser software; however, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use all the features of this website to the fullest extent possible. You can also prevent the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (incl. Your IP address) to Google and the processing of these data by Google, by downloading the browser plug-in available at the following link and install: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en
Opposition to data collection
You can prevent the collection of your data by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be set which prevents the collection of your data on future visits to this website: disable Google Analytics
We have entered into a contract data processing agreement with Google and fully implement the strict requirements of the German data protection authorities when using Google Analytics.
We use the function "activation of IP anonymization" on this website. As a result, your IP address will be truncated by Google beforehand 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.
The provider has integrated Google AdWords on this website. Google AdWords is an Internet advertising service that allows advertisers to run both Google and Google Network search engine results. Google AdWords allows an advertiser to pre-set keywords that will display an ad on Google's search engine results only when the search engine retrieves a keyword-related search result. In the Google Network, ads are distributed on topical web pages using an automated algorithm and according to pre-defined keywords. The operating company for the services of Google AdWords is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Pkwy, Mountain View, CA 94043-1351, USA. The purpose of Google AdWords is to promote our website by displaying interest-based advertising on third-party websites and in the search engine results of Google's search engine and by displaying advertisements on our website. If a data subject arrives on our website via a Google ad, a so-called conversion cookie will be stored on Google's information technology system by Google.
What cookies are, has already been explained above. A conversion cookie expires after thirty days and is not used to identify the data subject. About the conversion cookie is, if the cookie has not yet expired, traced whether certain sub-pages, such as the shopping cart from an online shop system, were accessed on our website. The conversion cookie allows both us and Google to understand whether an affected person who came to our website via an AdWords ad generated revenue, ie, completed or canceled a purchase. The data and information collected through the use of the conversion cookie are used by Google to create visitor statistics for our website. These visit statistics are then used by us to determine the total number of users who have been sent to us through AdWords ads, in order to determine the success or failure of each AdWords ad and to optimize our AdWords ads for the future , Neither our company nor any other Google AdWords advertiser receives any information from Google that could identify the data subject.
On this website, using the web analysis service software Matomo (www.matomo.org), a service of the provider InnoCraft Ltd., 150 Willis St, 6011 Wellington, New Zealand, ("Matomo") based on our legitimate interest in the statistical analysis of user behavior for optimization and marketing purposes pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO data collected and stored. From this data, pseudonymised usage profiles can be created and evaluated for the same purpose. Cookies can be used. Cookies are small text files stored locally in the cache of the site visitor's Internet browser. The cookies enable, among other things, the recognition of the Internet browser.
The data collected by Matomo Technology (including your pseudonymized IP address) will be processed on our servers. The information generated by the cookie in the pseudonymous user profile is not used to personally identify the visitor to this web site and is not merged with personal data about the bearer of the pseudonym. If you do not agree with the storage and evaluation of this data from your visit, then you can object to the storage and use of the following at any time by mouse click. In this case, a so-called opt-out cookie is stored in your browser, with the result that Matomo does not collect any session data. Please note that the complete deletion of your cookies will result in the opt-out cookie being deleted as well and possibly re-activated by you.
This website uses Bing Ads, a Microsoft Corporation ("Microsoft") program that uses Universal Event Tracking (UEN) to realize remarketing and completion tracking. A cookie is placed on your computer for this purpose if you have reached our website via Bing or Yahoo. In this text file, information about the use of our website, ie the pages you visit, is stored by Bing Ads for 180 days and then deleted. This information includes, but is not limited to, the URL of the page visited, the URL of the referrer page, and your IP address. By using the remarketing feature, we can offer you tailored offers when searching on any of the search engines listed below.
Our pages use features of Google+. Provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Collect and share information: Use the Google + button to post information worldwide. The Google + button will provide you and other users with personalized content from Google and our partners. Google stores both the information that you + 1'd for a piece of content and information about the page you viewed when you clicked +1. Your + 1's may appear alongside your profile name and photo in Google services, such as search results or in your Google profile, or elsewhere on websites and ads on the web.
Our website uses features of the LinkedIn network. Providers is LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, United States. Each time you visit one of our pages that contains LinkedIn features, it will connect to LinkedIn servers. LinkedIn is informed that you have visited our website with your IP address. If you click LinkedIn's "Recommend Button" and are logged in to your LinkedIn account, LinkedIn will be able to associate your visit to our website with you and your user account. We point out that we as the provider of the pages have no knowledge of the content of the transmitted data and their use by LinkedIn. For more information, see the LinkedIn privacy statement at: https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy
The provider has integrated components from YouTube on this website. YouTube is an internet video portal that allows video publishers to freely watch video clips and other users for free viewing, rating and commenting. YouTube allows the publication of all types of videos, so that both complete film and television broadcasts, but also music videos, trailers or user-made videos via the Internet portal are available. YouTube's operating company is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. YouTube, LLC is a subsidiary of Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Pkwy, Mountain View, CA 94043-1351, USA. Each visit to one of the pages of this site operated by the controller and incorporating a YouTube component (YouTube video) will automatically cause the Internet browser on the subject's information technology system to be represented by the respective YouTube component to download an illustration of the corresponding YouTube component from YouTube. More information about YouTube can be found at https://www.youtube.com/yt/about/en/. As part of this technical process, YouTube and Google are aware of the specific bottom of our site visited by the person concerned. If the data subject is logged in to YouTube at the same time, YouTube recognizes by calling a sub-page containing a YouTube video, which specific bottom of our website the affected person visits.
Contact via the website
Due to legal regulations, the provider's website contains information that enables us to contact our company quickly and to communicate with us directly, which also includes a general address of the so-called electronic mail (e-mail address). If an affected person contacts the data controller by e-mail or through a contact form, the personal data provided by the data subject will be automatically saved. Such personal data, voluntarily transmitted by an individual to the controller, is stored for the purpose of processing or contacting the data subject. There is no disclosure of this personal data to third parties.
Blog and comments
The provider saves your IP address if you leave contributions in the offered blog or in any other way offered within the framework of the provider's Internet site. Further information can be provided voluntarily. The storage takes place only for the purpose of being able to subsequently allocate the existing legal regulations contrary to existing contributions and thus serves only to hedge the provider. In the event of subscriptions to blog posts and subsequent comments, you will receive from the provider an email confirming that you are the owner of the email address you entered and that you wish to subscribe to blog posts and subsequent comments. You can revoke your consent to the storage of your personal data at any time. Subscribed blog posts and subsequent comments can be unsubscribed at any time. You will be informed in the confirmation e-mail about the necessary steps.
This site uses SSL encryption for security reasons and to protect the transmission of sensitive content, such as the requests you send to us as the site operator. You can recognize an encrypted connection by changing the address line of the browser from "http: //" to "https: //" and the lock symbol in your browser line. If SSL encryption is enabled, the data you submit to us can not be read by third parties.
Contradiction advertising emails
Within the framework of the legal imprint obligation we have to publish our contact data. These are sometimes used by third parties to send unwanted advertising and information. We hereby object to any unsolicited transmission of advertising material of any kind. We also expressly reserve the right to take legal action against the undesired and unsolicited sending of advertising material. This applies in particular to so-called spam e-mails, spam letters and spam faxes. Please note that the unauthorized transmission of advertising material may affect both antitrust, civil and criminal matters. Especially spam e-mails and spam faxes can lead to high claims for damages if they disrupt business operations by overflowing mailboxes or fax machines.
Information, cancellation, blocking
You have the right to free information about your stored personal data, their origin and recipient and the purpose of the data processing as well as a right to correction, blocking or deletion of this data, at any time, provided that this request does not conflict with any statutory storage requirements.