The operator of these sites takes the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidential and according to the legal data regulations as well as this privacy statement. The use of our website is usually possible without providing any personal data. In cases where personal data (such as name, address or email address) is collected on our sites, this is done on a voluntary basis wherever possible. No personal data will be forwarded to any third parties without your express permission. We draw your attention to the fact that data transmission over the Internet (e.g. when communicating by e-mail) may involve gaps in security. A complete data protection against access of third parties is not possible.
The Internet sites use so-called cookies on several pages. Cookies do not damage your computer in any way and do not contain any malware. Cookies serve the purpose of making our offer user-friendly, effective and safer. Cookies are small text files which your computer files and your browser stores. Most of the cookies we use are so-called "session cookies" which are automatically deleted at the end of your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your computer until deleted. These cookies make it possible to recognize your browser when you visit our homepage the next time. You can configure your browser so as to be informed about the placement of cookies and decide to accept these on a case-by-case basis or to exclude incoming cookies in certain cases or completely plus you can activate the automatic deletion of cookies when the browser is closed. However, the deactivation or rejection of cookies may restrict the functionality of our web site.
Server Log Files
The provider of these sites collects and stores information automatically in the so-called server log files that are automatically transmitted to us by your browser. These are:
- type and version of browser
- the operating system used
- referrer URL
- host name of accessing computer
- time of the server request
These data cannot be connected to specific persons. A consolidation of these data with other data sources will not be carried out. We reserve the right to check these data subsequently in case that we become aware of indications for an illegal use.
When you send us requests using the contact form, your information from the contact form including the provided contact details will be saved in order to process your request and for the event of follow up questions. These data will not be forwarded to third parties without your permission.
Privacy Statement for the use of Google Analytics
Opposition to the data collection
You can prevent your data being collected by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be placed that does not permit the gathering of information for future visits to the site: deactivate Google Analytics
Contract data processing
We have concluded a contract data processing treatment with Google and we completely implement the strict guidelines of the German data protection authorities.
We use the feature “activation of IP anonymization” on this website. Thereby your IP address will previously be shortened by Google within member states of the European Union or other contracting states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases the full IP address will be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and then be shortened. On behalf of the operator of this website Google will use this information in order to analyze your use of the website, to compile reports regarding the website activities and to provide further services to the operator related to the use of the website and internet. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be consolidated with other data from Google.
Privacy Statement for the use of Facebook Plugins (Like Button)
There are plugins of the social network Facebook, provider Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA, integrated on our sites. You can recognize the Facebook plugins from the Facebook logo or the “Like Button” on our site. You will find an overview of the Facebook plugins here: http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/
. When visiting our sites, the plugin sets up a direct link between your browser and the Facebook server. By this, Facebook receives the information that you visited our website with your IP address. When you click on the Facebook “Like Button” while you are logged in your Facebook account, you may link the content of our sites with your Facebook profile. Facebook can thereby assign the visit to our sites to your user account. Please note that we as provider of these pages do not obtain knowledge neither about the content of the transmitted data nor about their use by Facebook. Further information on this topic can be found in Facebook’s privacy statement at http://de-de.facebook.com/policy.php
. If you do not wish that Facebook can assign your visit to our sites to your Facebook user account, please log out of your Facebook user account.
Privacy Statement for the use of Twitter
There are features of the service Twitter integrated on our sites. These functions are provided by Twitter Inc., 1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. By using Twitter and the feature “Retweet” your visited sites will be linked to your twitter account and shown to other users. In this process your data will also be transmitted to Twitter. Please note that we as provider of these pages do not obtain knowledge neither about the content of the transmitted data nor about their use by Twitter. Further information on this topic can be found in Twitter’s privacy statement at http://twitter.com/privacy. You may change your privacy settings for Twitter in your account settings at http://twitter.com/account/settings
Privacy Statement for the use of Google+
There are features of Google+ which is provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA integrated on our sites. Collection and disclosure of information: By using the Google+ buttons you can publish information worldwide. With the Google+ button you and other users receive personalized contents from Google and its partners. Google saves the information that you pushed +1 for a certain content and it also saves information on the sites that you visited when you clicked on +1. Your +1 can be displayed as reference together with your profile name and your photo in Google services such as search engine results or in your Google profile or on other positions of websites and advertisements on the internet. Google records information about your +1 activities to improve the Google services for you and other users. In order to being able to use the Google+ button you need a worldwide visible and public profile containing at least the profile’s chosen name. This name is used for all Google services. In some cases this name can be replaced by another name that you used for sharing contents via your Google account. The identity of your Google profile can be displayed to users who know your email address or have other identifiable information about you. Use of the gathered information: Apart from the above mentioned applications the information you provide will be used according to the applicable Google data protection regulations. Google may publish aggregated statistics about the +1 activities of the users and provide them to users and partners such as publishers, advertisers or affiliated websites.
Privacy Statement for the use of Instagram
There features of the service Instagram integrated on our sites. These functions are provided by Instagram Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA, 94025, USA. When you are logged into your Instagram account you can link contents from our site to you Instagram profile by clicking the Instagram button. By this, Instagram can assign your visit to our sites to your user account. Please note that we as provider of these pages do not obtain knowledge neither about the content of the transmitted data nor about their use by Instagram. Further information on this topic can be found in Instagram’s privacy statement at http://instagram.com/about/legal/privacy/
Privacy Statement for the use of LinkedIn
Our website uses features of the network LinkedIn. The provider of these functions is the LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. When visiting our sites that contain features from LinkedIn a direct link between your browser and the LinkedIn server is set up. LinkedIn receives the information that you visited our website with your IP address. When you click on LinkedIn’s “Recommend” button while you are logged into your LinkedIn account, it is possible for LinkedIn to assign your visit to our sites to your user account. Please note that we as provider of these pages do not obtain knowledge neither about the content of the transmitted data nor about their use by LinkedIn. Further information on this topic can be found in Instagram’s privacy statement at https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy
Privacy Statement for the use of Pinterest
We use social plugins from the social network Pinterest on our sites. This network is operated by Pinterest Inc., 808 Brannan Street San Francisco, CA 94103-490, USA ("Pinterest"). When visiting our sites that contain such plugins a direct link between your browser and the Pinterest server is set up. Thereby the plugin submits log data to the server from Pinterest in the USA. This log data may contain your IP address, addresses of visited websites that also contain Pinterest features, type and settings of your browser, date and time of access, your manner of using Pinterest as well as Cookies. Further information regarding the purpose, extent and further processing and use of the data by Pinterest as well as your respective right and possibilities for protecting your privacy, you find on the data privacy protection instructions of Pinterest at https://about.pinterest.com/de/privacy-policy
Privacy Statement for the use of Xing
Our website uses features of the network Xing. The provider of these functions is the XING AG, Dammtorstr. 29-32, 20354 Hamburg, Germany. When visiting our sites that contain features from Xing a link to the servers of Xing is set up. According to our knowledge personal data is not recorded. In particular, the IP addresses are not saved and the usage behavior is not analyzed. Further information on data protection and the Xing “Share” button can be found at https://www.xing.com/app/share?op=data_protection
Privacy Statement for the use of YouTube
Our website uses plugins from the site YouTube which is operated by Google. Operator of this site is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. When visiting our sites that contain a YouTube plugin a link to the servers of YouTube is set up. The YouTube server will receive information on your visited sites. If you are logged into your YouTube account, you allow YouTube to assign your surfing habits to your personal profile. To prevent this, you should log out of your YouTube account. Further information on the handling of your data can be found on the privacy statement of YouTube at https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy
Disclosure, Deletion, Blocking
You have the right to consult, free of charge, your personal information recorded, its origin and recipient and the purpose of the data collection as well as the right to correct, block or delete this data. Should have questions regarding this matter, please contact us at the addresses indicated in the imprint.
Contradiction to Advertising Mails
The use by third parties of the obligatory contact information provided in the imprint as a means of sending unsolicited advertising and information that is not expressly requested is herewith expressly ruled out. The operator of this site expressly reserves the right to legal steps in the event of the unsolicited sending of advertisements, possibly via spam emails.
SalesViewer Technology compliance
We have implemented SalesViewer® technology, owned by SalesViewer® GmbH, to gather and store data for research, marketing and optimization purposes. This data allows creating user profiles under fictitious names. Tracking scripts are being applied to help generate simple company information. This information can neither be used to personally identify a visitor of the website without his/her explicit permission, nor can personal information be associated with his/her fictitious name.
Generating and storing information can be denied at any time in the future by simply logging in to https://www.salesviewer.com/opt-out
. This way an opt-out-cookie for this particular website will be implemented on your device. In case you are deleting cookies in this browser you must click the above link again.