Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Data Protection

The operators of this website take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and according to the legal data protection regulations and this Privacy Policy.

The use of our website is generally possible without providing personal data. Personal data, such as names, addresses or email addresses, are always provided on a voluntary basis when possible. Those data will not be passed on to third parties without your explicit permission.

However, we would like to point out that data transmissions via internet (e.g email communication) cannot be entirely secure and may have security vulnerabilities. A complete protection of personal details against unauthorised access by third parties is not possible.

 
Cookies

This website partially uses so-called cookies. Cookies do not cause damage to your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies allow us to make our product more user-friendly, more efficient and more secure. Cookies are small text files, stored by your browser on your computer.

Most cookies that we use are so-called "session cookies". They will be deleted automatically after the end of your visit. Other cookies remain on your terminal device until you delete them. Those cookies enable us to recognise your browser on your next visit.

You can adjust your browser to inform you when cookies are placed, to individually allow cookies, or to generally exclude cookies in certain cases, as well as to activate the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. The deactivation of cookies may impair the functionality of this website.

 
Server-log-files

The provider of these websites automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files which your browser automatically transmits to us, such as:

 

1. browser type/version
2. used operating system
3. referrer URL
4. host name of the accessing computer
5. time of query


Those data cannot be associated with individual persons. We do not merge this data with other sources. We reserve the right to retrospectively check the data if there is any indication of illegal use.

 
Contact form

If you send enquiries to us via the contact form, your data entered into the contact form, including the stated contact information, are stored for the purpose of dealing with your enquiry and in case of additional enquiries. Those data will not be passed on without your permission.

 
Newsletter

If you would like to receive the newsletter offered on our website, we require your email address as well as information which allows us to check that you are the owner of the provided email address and that you agree to receive the newsletter. Further data will not be collected. We use those data exclusively for sending the requested information and do not transmit them to third parties.

To ensure a consensual newsletter dispatch, we use the so-called double opt-in procedure. In the course of this, the potential recipient can be included in a distribution list. Afterwards, the user receives a confirmation e-mail to confirm the application legally. Only if the confirmation is made, the address is actively included in the mailing.

As Newsletter Software Newsletter2Go is used. Your data will be transmitted to Newsletter2Go GmbH. Newsletter2Go are prohibited from going to sell your information and use it for purposes other than for sending newsletters. Newsletter2Go is a German, certified provider, which was selected according to the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation and the Federal Data Protection Act.

Further information can be found here: https://www.newsletter2go.de/informationen-newsletter-empfaenger/

Permission given for the storage of the data and the email address, as well as their use for the purpose of sending the newsletter, can be withdrawn at any time via the "Unsubscribe"-link within the newsletter.

The data protection measures are always subject to technical innovations. For this reason, we ask you to inform yourself about our privacy practices at regular intervals by viewing our privacy policy.

 

 

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a website analysis service by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies", text files that are stored on your computer to analyse your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually sent to and stored at a Google server in the U.S.A.

You will find more information concerning the treatment of user data by Google Analytics in Google's Privacy Policy: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=de

Browser Plugin

You may prevent the installation of cookies by adjusting the settings of your browser; however, if you do so, you may be unable to use all features of this website. Further, you may prevent the collection of data generated by cookies (including your IP address) and related to the use of these websites, as well as the processing of such data by Google, by downloading and installing the plug-in under the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en

Objection to Data Collection

Alternatively to the aforementioned browser plug-in, and especially when using mobile devices, you can prevent Google Analytics from capturing data by clicking on the following link. This will set an opt-out cookie that will prevent the future collection of your data when you visit this website (please note that the opt-out cookie only works in the browser in which you activated it, only for our website, and will be deleted if you delete all cookies): <a href="javascript:gaOptout()">Click here to disable Google Analytics </a>.

Google Analytics has been extended by the code "_anonymizeIp ()" on this website to enable anonymous collection of IP addresses.

In IP anonymization on this website has been activated, the IP address will be truncated within Member States of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area before. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the USA and truncated there.

Processing of Order Data

We have entered into a contract with Google concerning the processing of order data and fully comply with the strict provisions of German Data Protection Authorities when using Google Analytics.

Demographic Data Collection by Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics' demographic features. This allows reports to be generated containing statements about the age, gender, and interests of site visitors. This data comes from Google's interest-based advertising as well as visitor data from third-party providers. This collected data cannot be attributed to any specific person. You can disable this feature at any time by adjusting the ads settings in your Google account, or you can forbid the collection of your data by Google Analytics as described in the section "Refusal of data collection."

 


Google Web Fonts

For the homogenous display of fonts, this website uses so-called web fonts that are provided by Google. On retrieving a website your browser downloads the necessary web fonts to your browser cache in order to correctly display texts and fonts. If your browser does not support web fonts, your computer uses a standard font.

For further information, please see https://developers.google.com/fonts/faq as well as Google's Privacy Policy: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/

 


Google Maps

This website uses the map service Google Maps via API. This service is provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. To use the functions of Google Maps storage of your IP address is required. This information will usually be transferred to, and stored on, a server in the USA. The provider of this website has no influence on this data transmission.

For further information, please see Google's Privacy Policy: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/

 


YouTube

Our website uses plugins from the Google-operated website YouTube. The provider of the website is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. If you visit one of our websites with an embedded YouTube-plugin, a connection to YouTube servers will be established. Information about which of our websites you have visited will then be transmitted to the YouTube server.

If you are logged on to your YouTube account, you allow YouTube to associate your browsing behaviour with your personal profile. You may prevent this by logging out of YouTube.

You will find further information concerning the treatment of user data in the YouTube Privacy Policy under: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy



Amazon partner program

The operators of this website participate in the Amazon EU partner program. On our websites Amazon advertisements and links are embedded with which we are able to earn income by advertising cost refund. Therefore Amazon places cookies in order to trace the origin of the order. In this way, Amazon is able to recognise that you have clicked the partner link on our website. For further information concerning the use of data by Amazon please view the Amazon Privacy Policy: http://www.amazon.de/gp/help/customer/display.html/ref=footer_privacy?ie=UTF8&nodeId=3312401

 

 

Picturemaxx

This page is hosted by the service provider picturemaxx AG (Stefan-George-Ring 2, 81929 Munich), who thus acts as a processor.

We have entered into a contract with picturemaxx concerning the processing of order data and fully comply with the strict provisions of German Data Protection Authorities when using picturemaxx.

You will find further information concerning the treatment of user data in the picturemaxx Privacy Policy under: http://www.picturemaxx.com/rechtliche-hinweise/datenschutzerklaerung?LCID=2

 


Registration with this websites

You can register with this website to be able to use additional functions on this website. You can register via a form on our website. As part of this registration, certain mandatory data need to be provided in addition to voluntary data, which is marked separately. We use, store, and process this data to the degree required for the justification, content development or modification of the contractual relationship as well as for the utilization and billing of the services in question and do not pass it on to third parties, subject to any other regulations in this data protection declaration.

We also use the email address provided upon registration to inform you about important changes, such as a change in the extent of an offer, or a technical change.

 
SSL Encryption

For security reasons, and to protect the transmission of confidential data, such as enquiries you send to us as the provider, this website uses an SSL encryption. You can recognise an encrypted connection by the change in the address line of the browser from "http://" to "https://" and by the lock-symbol in your browser address line.

When the SSL encryption is activated, the data you have transmitted to us cannot be accessed by third parties.

 
Transmission of data on contract conclusion for online shops, traders and product shipment

We transmit personal data to third parties only if it necessary to fulfill the contract, e.g transmitting data to the shipping agent or to the commissioned credit institution in charge of the payment. There is no further transmission of data to third parties unless you have given your explicit permission. There is no transmission of data to third parties for commercial purposes.

 
Right to Information, Deletion, Blocking

You have the right to be informed about your personal data, their origin and recipients, and the purpose of data processing, as well as the right to correct, block or delete those data at any time and free of charge. For further questions, and questions concerning personal data, feel free to contact us under the address published in the impressum/legal notice.

 
Objection to commercial mails

Providers are obligated to publish contact information in the Legal Notice/Impressum. The use of such contact information by third parties for the purpose of distributing unsolicited advertisements or other commercial information is prohibited. The operators of this website reserve the right to take legal measures against senders of unsolicited commercial information, e.g. spam emails etc.