We collect, use and store your personal data exclusively in accordance with the provisions of the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG). Below you will find information on the type, scope and purpose of our collection and use of data.
Collection and use of data
Every visit to our website and every retrieval of a file stored on our website is recorded. Storage serves internal purposes relating to systems and statistics. The following are recorded: name of the retrieved file, date and time of the retrieval, volume of data transferred, notification of successful retrieval, web browser and enquiring domain. The IP addresses of visiting computers are also logged. Other personal data are only collected if the user of the website and/or client voluntarily provides information, be it as part of a query, registration, the conclusion of a contract or through the settings in their browser.
Use and disclosure of personal data
If the user has provided personal data, we shall only use it to respond to queries from the user and/or client, process contracts concluded with the user and/or client and for the purposes of technical administration. We shall only disclose or otherwise pass on personal data to third parties if this is necessary for the purposes of performing a contract or settling accounts, or if the user/client has consented to this in advance. The user and/or client is entitled to revoke his/her consent at any time, with future effect.
Stored personal data shall be deleted if the user and/or client revokes their consent to the data's storage, if the data is no longer necessary for the purpose for which it was stored or if the storage of the data is unauthorised for other legal reasons. A request for deletion shall not affect payment and accounting data.
Right to information
Upon receiving a written request, we shall provide the user and/or client with information on the data we have stored about them. The request is to be sent to the address indicated in our legal information on our website.
This website uses plugins from Facebook, Facebook Inc., 1601 S. Californai Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA. You can recognise these plugins by the blue facebook “f” or the written word “facebook”. When you select our website, these plugins will open up a connection to the servers of facebook and transmit data.
The information from facebook you see on-screen is transferred directly from the facebook server to your browser. Information concerning your visit to our website are simultaneously transferred back to facebook. If you are currently logged in to facebook, this information can be matched to your account. If you then interact with the plugin, i.e. by clicking the “like” button, this information is transmitted from your browser directly to facebook and is filed there. Further processing of this data lies in the responsibility of facebook. Please look up the respective conditions and possible consequences in the data protection regulations of facebook.
If you want to avoid the transfer of personal data to facebook, then log out of your personal facebook account before visiting our site.
On this website, social plug-ins ("plug-ins") of the AddThis bookmarking service are used, which is operated by AddThis LLC, Inc. 8000 Westpark Drive, Suite 625, McLean, VA 2210, USA ("AddThis"). In most cases, the plug-ins are marked with an AddThis logo, for instance in the form of a white plus sign against orange background. An overview of the AddThis plug-ins and their appearance is provided here: https://www.addthis.com/get/sharing
If you call up a page of our website which contains such a plug-in, your browser will produce a direct connection to the AddThis servers. The content of the plug-in will be directly transmitted to your browser and integrated into the site by AddThis. By means of this integration, AddThis will receive the information that your browser has called the respective page of our website and will store a cookie on your end device for the identification of your browser. This information (including your IP address) will be directly transmitted by your browser to an AddThis server in the US and will be stored there. AddThis uses the data for creating anonymous user profiles serving as basis for a personalized and interest-based advertising of the users of websites with AddThis plug-ins.
The purpose and the scope of the data collection and the further processing and use of the data by AddThis are stipulated in the data privacy statement by AddThis: http://www.addthis.com/privacy/privacy-policy
If you wish to reject future data collection by AddThis, you can set an "opt-out cookie", which can be downloaded under the following link: http://www.addthis.com/privacy/opt-out
Furthermore, you can prevent the loading of AddThis plug-ins entirely for your browser, e.g. with the "NoScript" script blocker (http://noscript.net/).
On this website, social plug-in ("plug-ins") by the social network Google+ are used.
Google+ is operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA ("Google").
An overview of the Google plug-ins and their appearance is provided here: https://developers.google.com/+/web/ If you call up a page of our website which contains such plug-in, your browser will produce a direct connection to the Facebook, Google or Twitter servers. The content of the plug-in will be directly transmitted to your browser and integrated into the site by the respective provider. By integrating the plug-ins, the providers receive the information that your browser has called up the respective page of our website, even if you do not have a profile there or are currently not logged in. This information (including your IP address) will be directly transmitted by your browser to a server of the respective provider in the US and will be stored there.
If you are logged in with one of the services, the providers are able to directly allocate your visit of our website to your profile on Google+. Ff you interact with the plug-in, e.g. if you press "+1", the corresponding information is also transmitted directly to the server of the provider and will be stored there. Additionally, the information will be published and displayed to your contacts in the social network.
The purpose and the scope of the data collection and the further processing and use of the data by the provider as well as your related rights and setting options for protecting your privacy can be obtained from the data privacy statements of the respective provider.
Google data privacy statement: http://www.google.com/intl/de/+/policy/+1button.html
If you do not agree to Google allocating the data collected via our website to your profile of the respective service, you must log out of the respective service before visiting our website. Furthermore, you can prevent the loading of the plug-in entirely with add-ons for your browser, e.g. with the "NoScript" script blocker (http://noscript.net/).